Monday, February 16, 2009

Flash Facts: Hurricane Winds

"The average rate of surface wind on land is from six to twelve miles an hour; on sea at high altitudes the wind velocity is greater. When the wind moves at a speed of at least 72 miles an hour it is officially designated as a hurricane. Hurricane winds sometimes attain a velocity of 150 mi/hr."

Issue: The Flash #106 (April-May 1959)

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