• Category One
    • Winds: 75 to 95 mph
    • Damage: Minimal; signs, tree branches, power lines down
  • Category Two
    • Winds: 96 to 110 mph
    • Damage: Moderate; larger signs, tree branches blown down
  • Category Three
    • Winds: 111 to 130 mph
    • Damage: Extensive; minor damage to buildings, trees blown down
  • Category Four
    • Winds: 131 to 155 mph
    • Damage: Extreme; almost total destruction of doors/windows
  • Category Five
    • Winds: More than 155 mph
    • Storm Surge: More than 18 feet
    • Damage: Catastrophic; buildings, roofs, structures destroyed