The questions this week are Hurricane related. Alex blew ashore on Wednesday evening with the eye making landfall approx. 9 PM CDT 110 miles south of the US border with Mexico.

1. WX4NHC is the amateur radio station located in Miami Florida at the National Hurricane Center. How many years have they been serving the public.

A. 40 years
B. 20 years

2.The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, known as the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve. What base do they fly out of?

A. Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.
B. Hunter Air Force Base in Savannah, Georgia

3. Hurricanes are measured by the saffir-simpson scale of intensity. What criteria do they use to measure the category 1 through 5 hurricane?

A. Wind, rainfall and storm surge.
B. Wind speeds.