WIND RATINGS & REQUIREMENTS

 POLICY-WIND
01/03/12

ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN APPLY TO ANY USE OF AMEREVENT EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES. These policies shall be in addition to and not exclusive of other terms, conditions and policies in the AGREEMENT. Amerevent is the "PROVIDER"; the equipment renter and/or services user is the "USER". Definitions herein are as provided in the AGREEMENT between the parties.

 

USER is responsible for loss of use and correcting damage, disruptions and inconveniences caused by storms or weather, including wind blown rain, overflowing gutters, gutter seams, surface and ground drainage and all other. No claim of improper equipment installation shall be made or considered.

USER shall assure NO USE of outdoor rides, activities, equipment of tents during inclement weather or when lightning nearby.

Rides and activities shall have a Beaufort Wind Scale rating of less than 7 Tents shall have Beaufort Wind Scale rating of 8 in dry soil or 7 in wet soil. USER shall order "WIND KITS" for installation when potential for storms and/or winds exist. If proper WIND KITS installed and used, tent rating shall increase by 1 force rating in wet soil or 2 in dry soil. However, no tent shall be rated above 10 on the Beaufort Wind Scale. Users must vacate tent in the event of inclement weather.

Beaufort Force

Wind Speed

Description

7

31–38 mph

Near gale

8

39–46 mph

Gale

9

47–54 mph

Strong gale

10

55–63 mph

Storm

11

64–72 mph

Violent storm

12

73 mph and over

Hurricane

Tent use is also subject to Safe Equipment Use Policy and Tent Quality Standards.

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