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Subject: E8) What hurricanes have been at Category Five status the longest ?
Contributed by Neal Dorst (HRD)
Here are lists of storms which sustained Cat 5 status (winds > 155mph) the longest for three basins since the start of the reconnaissance era (1944). These times are based on the six hourly advisories issued by NHC or JTWC.
Last updated January 27, 2010
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