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What does SSHS stand for?

SSHS stands for Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

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Although the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale was not developed until 1971, meteorologists studying the effects of the New England Hurricane of 1938 know it was a Category 5 storm while over the ocean and made landfall on Long Island as a strong Category 3 storm.
The KC Wind Damage Scale differs from the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale used to categorize hurricanes.
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a rating used to give an estimate of possible property damage and flooding expected along a coast when a hurricane strikes land.
Hurricane Charley strengthened rapidly just before striking the southwestern coast of Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale on August 13, 2004.