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Appendix II: wind damage functions


Damage function ID [ref] and regional application

Damage function

Applies to all TICCS subclasses

Wind (United States) [1] applied globally to all assets

where F is the fraction of the property value lost, V is the wind speed, Vthresh is the wind speed (and below) at which no damage occurs, and Vhalf is the wind speed at which half the property value is lost.

[1] Emanuel, K. (2011). Global warming effects on U.S. hurricane damage. Weather, Climate, and Society, 3, 261–268.

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