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175 mph winds, $20 billion in property damage, more than 60 people killed. Contains: archived satellite and surface data plus summary of storm events.
Was the costliest and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States.It was the sixth-strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the third-strongest hurricane on record that made landfall in the United States on August 29,2005 as a Categoryك hurricane.
The Storm of the Century, also known as the Superstorm, No-Name Hurricane.It was unique for its intensity, massive size and wide-reaching effect. At its height the storm stretched from Canada to Central America, but its main impact was on the Eastern United States and Cuba.Damages estimated at 6-10 million with nearly 300 fatalities.
May 2007 Tornado Outbreak
The Greensburg tornado was the first tornado rated EF-5 using the new Enhanced Fujita scale, and the most intense tornado in the U.S. since 1999. A deadly and tragic event that involved several nighttime tornadoes as wide as 2 miles at times.Damages were estimated at 268 million dollars with 14 fatalities.
May 12, 1997 Miami Tornado
On 12 May 1997 an F1 tornado moved through the downtown Miami around 2:00pm EDT. Even though the tornado produced significant damage, it will be remembered not for that but for the photographs and videos taken as it moved through the skyscrapers of downtown Miami. The images made newscasts and headlines around the world. Using the latest computer and radar technology the tornado event was well forecast at least 24 hours in advance by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Miami.
Hurricane Irene 1999
Hurricane Irene was a hurricane that produced somewhat heavy damage across southern Florida during the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. The ninth tropical storm and the sixth hurricane of the season, Irene developed in the western Caribbean Sea on October 13 from a tropical wave. It moved northward, hitting western Cuba before attaining hurricane status. Irene struck Florida as a Category 1 hurricane, moved across the state, and moved northward over the Gulf Stream. It approached the Carolinas but remained offshore. Irene turned eastward, and rapidly intensified to reach Category 2 hurricane status before becoming extratropical due to cooler waters.
1935 Labor Day Hurricane
The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane was the most intense hurricane known to have struck the United States, and it is one of the strongest recorded landfalls worldwide. It was the only storm known to make landfall in the United States with a minimum central pressure below 900 mbar; only two others have struck the country with winds of Category 5 strength. It remains the third-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, and it remains surpassed by only Hurricanes Gilbert (1988) and Wilma (2005).
1926 Miami Hurricane
The 1926 Miami Hurricane (or Great Miami Hurricane) was an intense hurricane that devastated Miami, Florida in September 1926. The storm also caused significant damage in the Florida Panhandle, the U.S. state of Alabama, and the Bahamas. The storm's enormous regional economic impact helped end the Florida land boom of the 1920s and pushed the region on an early start into the Great Depression.
Hurricane King 1950
This particular hurricane affected the Miami area in October of that year. It was a compact, but very powerful hurricane much like Hurricane Andrew. It only carved a path of destruction some 7 to 10 miles wide, but had wind gusts as high as 150 mph, minimum pressure of 28.20 inches of Hg., and a storm surge of 19.3 feet.
Hurricane Charley 2004
Hurricane Charley was the third named storm, the second hurricane, and the second major hurricane of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Charley lasted from August 9 to August 15, and at its peak intensity it attained 150 mph (240 km/h) winds, making it a strong Categoryل hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. The storm made landfall in southwestern Florida at maximum strength, thus making it the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Hurricane Andrew struck Florida twelve years before, in 1992.
Hurricane Wilma was the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. It devastated parts of the Yucatán Peninsula and southern Florida during October in the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. Wilma set numerous records for both strength and seasonal activity. Wilma was only the third Category 5 ever to develop in the month of October and with the formation of Hurricane Wilma,the 2005 season became the most active on record,exceeding the 21 storms of the 1933 season.
Hurricane Ike was the ninth named storm, fifth hurricane and third major hurricane of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season . Damages from Ike in US coastal areas are estimated at $27 billion,with additional damage of up to $4 billion in Cuba, amounting to a total of $31.5 billion in damages for the United States and Cuba alone. Ike was the third costliest U.S. hurricane of all time, behind both Hurricane Andrew of 1992 and Hurricane Katrina of 2005.Hurricane Ike will long be remembered as one of the most devastating storm surge hurricanes to affect the Upper Texas and Louisiana Coasts within the last 150 years of records.
Hurricane Gustav was the seventh tropical cyclone, third hurricane and second major hurricane of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Gustav caused serious damage and casualties in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Cuba and the United States. Gustav caused at least $8.3 billion in damages. Gustav triggered the largest evacuation in United States history. Over 3 million people fled the oncoming hurricane.
Tropical Storm Fay
Tropical Storm Fay was a tropical storm and the sixth named storm of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Fay formed from a vigorous tropical wave on August 15 over the Dominican Republic. It passed over the island of Hispaniola, into the Gulf of Gonâve, across the island of Cuba, and made landfall on the Florida Keys late in the afternoon of August 18 before veering into the Gulf of Mexico. It again made landfall near Naples Florida in the early hours of August 19 and progressed northeast through the Florida peninsula, emerging into the Atlantic Ocean near Melbourne on August 20. Extensive flooding took place in parts of Florida as a result of its slow movement. On August 21, it re-entered near Daytona Beach, moving due west across the Panhandle, crossing Gainesville and Panama City, Florida. As it zigzagged from water to land, it became the first storm in recorded history to make landfall in Florida four times. Thirty-six deaths have been blamed on Fay.Damage from Fay was heavy, estimated at over $180 million.
Florida Historic Cold Snap
Temperatures plunged to levels not seen in 20 years in south florida in the wake of multiple artic cold fronts which blasted through the region on the weekend of Januaury 9-10, 2010. Temperatures remained at or below 50 degrees for more then 48 consecutive hours, finally rising above 50 during the late morning to midday hours on monday the 11th. Although no records are kept of consecutive number of hours at or below 50, it is likely that this streak is among the longest on record. Snow and sleet and even freezeing rains occured in places were northerners come in droves to escape that.
Tropical Storm Bonnie
In early July, a tropical wave emerged from Africa. On July 17, it started to show signs of development while located northeast of the Lesser Antilles. It slowly increased in organization for a few days, moving west-northwestward, until it showed signs of a closed surface circulation and on July 22, it was officially classified by the NHC as Tropical Depression Three while located over the Southeastern Bahamas. That afternoon, the NHC upgraded the tropical depression to a tropical storm and named it "Bonnie".It made landfall on the southeastern coast of Florida on the morning of July 23.Downgraded to a tropical depression, Bonnie moved into the Gulf of Mexico on July 23.On July 24, the National Hurricane Center stated that Bonnie dissipated over the northern Gulf of Mexico. The remnants of the storm moved ashore in southeastern Louisiana and southwest Mississippi early on the morning of July 25, prompting severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings in the area.