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A few days ago, the remnants of Hurricane Noel traveled northward to New York and New England with wind speeds approaching 80 miles per hour in Massachusetts. The storm caused significant damages, especially there. >>
Certain home shapes and roof types can better resist high winds and hurricanes, according to a researcher at NJIT. Civil engineer Rima Taher, PhD, special lecturer in  NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, spent two years examining the findings of research centers that have studied the best designs, construction materials and methods needed to withstand extreme wind events and hurricanes. >>