Enhanced Fujita scale damage indicators and degrees of damage, chapter 25

Free-Standing Light Poles, Luminary Poles, Flag Poles (FSP)

Typical Construction:

  • Cantilevered metal pole
Table 25. Degree of Damage (DOD) for Expected (EXP), Lower Bound (LB) and Upper Bound (UB)
DOD Damage Description EXP* LB* UB*
1 Threshold of visible damage 130 110 160
2 Bent pole 165 135 195
3 Collapsed pole 190 160 220

*All wind speeds in km/h

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