Category 5 storms have sustained winds of more than 249 kilometres per hour. Winds of that speed will create a storm surge of more than five metres, rip off most roofs and completely destroy mobile homes, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Sunday, August 31, 2008
Gustav to create 5 metre storm surge
"You need to be getting your butts moving out of New Orleans now." - Nagin