What are "kt" in the Saffir-Simpson Scale?

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What are "kt" in the Saffir-Simpson Scale?

Postby vero » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:18 pm

As in (64-82 kt or 119-153 kph)?

CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE: Winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt or 119-153 kph). Storm surge generally 4-5 feet above normal.

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Re: What are "kt" in the Saffir-Simpson Scale?

Postby hurricane » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:16 am

kt stands for knots, one nautical mile per hour. One knot is equal to about 1.15 miles per hour or 1.85 kilometers per hour.

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vero wrote:As in (64-82 kt or 119-153 kph)?

CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE: Winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt or 119-153 kph). Storm surge generally 4-5 feet above normal.

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Re: What are "kt" in the Saffir-Simpson Scale?

Postby vero » Fri Sep 12, 2008 4:15 pm

Too simple. Thanks.

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Re: What are "kt" in the Saffir-Simpson Scale?

Postby hurricane » Sat Sep 13, 2008 6:19 am

No problem. Sometimes it is the simple things that one just misses. ;-)

vero wrote:Too simple. Thanks.


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