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English: Hurricane Katrina track. Uses the colour scheme from the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.
The points show the location of each storm at 6-hour intervals. The colour represents the storm's maximum sustained wind speeds as classified in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale (see below), and the shape of the data points represent the nature of the storm.
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
Tropical depression <39 mph <63 km/h
Category 3 111–129 mph 178–208 km/h
Tropical storm 39–73 mph 63–117 km/h
Category 4 130–156 mph 209–251 km/h
Category 1 74–95 mph 119–153 km/h
Category 5 >156 mph >251 km/h
Category 2 96–110 mph 154–177 km/h
Storm type
Disc Plain black.svg Tropical cyclone
Solid black.svg Subtropical cyclone
ArrowUp.svg Extratropical cyclone / Remnant low / Tropical disturbance
Date August 23–August 30, 2005
Source Created using Wikipedia:WikiProject Tropical cyclones/Tracks. The background image was created by NASA. The tracking data is from the National Hurricane Centre's Atlantic hurricane database
Author Nilfanion


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