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storm-force

adj
(Environmental Science) of or relating to force 10 or 11 on the Beaufort scale
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The storm will likely stay close enough to the coast for at least tropical storm-force winds (39 to 73 mph) to blow down trees and power lines, as well as flood many communities with heavy rain and several feet of storm surge.
For landfalling TCs, diurnal pulses/ waves can arrive onshore several hours before tropical storm-force winds reach the coastline and appear on radar as rapidly propagating, narrow bands of high reflectivity.
Tropical storm-force winds were blowing as far as 225 kilometers from Kirk's center.
class="MsoNormalTropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles from their center.
The site warned: "Life-threatening storm surge and rainfall expected," with "heavy rainbands with tropical storm-force winds spreading over the North Carolina outer banks."
The company has been recognised for its outstanding power restoration efforts after tropical storm-force winds hit Southeast Michigan in March 2017.
Although the winds in Coventry and Warwickshire were less severe, thought to be around 50mph, Storm Eleanor unleashed violent storm-force winds of up to 100mph in some parts of the UK.
Brisk winds even prevented frost from settling on the ground overnight as Met Eireann also braced us for storm-force gales.
THE West Midlands has been placed a storm-force winds alert with the region braced for a fresh battering today.
Heavy snowfalls had left roads blocked, while the lake had frozen over and storm-force winds prevented any of the action scenes from going ahead.
And for the Highlands the Met Office issued red "high risk" warnings for blizzards and storm-force winds.