Oil prices rose Friday as traders reassessed Hurricane Harvey potential impact on production as the massive storm intensified in the Gulf of Mexico and closed in on the Texas coastline. As Hurricane Harvey is upgraded to a category 2, keep aware of whatever safety precautions you need to take to stay safe. Category 1Hurricanes have sustained winds of 74 to 95 mph. Dangerous winds will produce some damage.Category 2Hurricanes have sustained winds of 96 to 110 mph. Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage.Category 3Hurricanes have sustained winds of 111 to 130 mph. Devastating damage will occur.Category 4Hurricanes have sustained winds of 131 to 155 mph. Catastrophic damage will occur.Category 5Hurricanes have sustained winds greater than 155 mph. Catastrophic damage will occur.
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