• Wind speeds for tornadoes and hurricanes

    Updated:

    Hurricane wind speeds (sustained):

    • Category 1: 74-95 MPH
    • Category 2: 96-110 MPH
    • Category 3: 111-129 MPH
    • Category 4: 130-156 MPH
    • Category 5: 157 MPH or higher

     

    Tornado wind speeds:

    • F0: 40-72 MPH
    • F1: 73-112 MPH
    • F2: 113-157 MPH
    • F3: 158-206 MPH
    • F4: 207-260 MPH
    • F5: 261-318

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