A typhoon is a tropical storm occurring in the Northwest Pacific Ocean and having sustained winds in excess of 73 miles per hour. In other parts of the world, these types of storms can be called hurricanes or cyclones. More »

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A typhoon is a tropical storm that forms over warm ocean water and rotates around a central eye. A typhoon is another name for a hurricane. More »

Tropical cyclones, including hurricanes and typhoons, form when calm, warm ocean waters set up a spiraling convection current in the air above the surface. As warm, moist air rises, cooler air moves in to replace it, cre... More »

A typhoon is a tropical cyclone that occurs in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, explains the National Ocean Service. Typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes are all the same type of weather disturbance, but different names are use... More »

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The winds produced in a tornado can be less than 100 miles per hour, or they can exceed 300 miles per hour. The Enhanced Fujita Scale ranges from EF 0 to EF 5, and this scale is used to estimate the wind damage produced ... More »

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To be classified as a hurricane, a storm must have sustained winds of at least 74 miles per hour. On the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, a Category 1 hurricane has sustained winds of from 74 to 95 miles per hour. More »

On Sept. 10, 1979, Hurricane Frederic strengthened to a Category 4 over the Central Gulf with maximum sustained winds near 132 miles per hour. The hurricane peaked at 135 miles per hour. On Aug. 29, 1979, Hurricane Fredr... More »