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Learning goals:

  • Learn how to use `elif` in your `if`-statement.


The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS) classifies the intensity of a hurricane. If you know  the wind speed (in miles per hour) you can use the table below to find out what category the hurricane is:

  • Just wind: Less than 74 mph
  • Category 1: 74-95 mph
  • Category 2: 96-110 mph
  • Category 3: 111-130 mph
  • Category 4: 131-155 mph
  • Category 5: Greater than 155 mph

Your task is to make a program that uses this table! Your program, called ``, will ask the user for the wind speed in miles per hour (mph) and print out the hurricane category based on the SSHS. The wind speeds in the table above are inclusive, meaning that wind is in Category 1 if it's 74 mph and above, but under 96 mph. Of course, the `if` statement is really useful here so try to also make use of `elif` and `else` in your statement!

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Example output:

-!- CODE language-text -!-Enter wind speed (mph): 140
That's a Category 4.

Enter wind speed (mph): 5
Just wind.

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