Worst Hurricanes Of The Last Decade

The storm was responsible for 31 deaths, including 20 in Belize, 8 in Guatemala and 3 in the Dominican Republic. (credit: AP/File)
IRIS (2001) The storm was responsible for 31 deaths, including 20 in Belize, 8 in Guatemala and 3 in the Dominican Republic. (credit: AP/File)
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ISABEL (2003)
Isabel was the worst hurricane to affect the Chesapeake Bay region since 1933.
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ISABEL (2003)
The most intense hurricane of the 2003 season directly resulted in 17 deaths and more than $3 billion in damages.
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FRANCES (2004)
Frances produced a storm surge of nearly six feet at its Florida east coast landfall.
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FRANCES (2004)
Frances caused widespread heavy rains and associated freshwater flooding over much of the eastern United States, with a maximum reported rainfall of 18.07 inches at Linville Falls, North Carolina.
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FRANCES (2004)
Frances was also associated with an outbreak of over 100 tornadoes throughout the southeastern and mid-Atlantic states.
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IVAN (2004)
U.S. damage for Ivan, which crossed southern Florida, is estimated to be near $14.2 billion, the third largest total on record
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IVAN (2004)
Ivan hit the Florida panhandle with over 100 mile per hour winds and a 20 foot storm surge that devastated the coastal city near the border with Alabama.
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CHARLEY (2004)
Officials in Florida said at least 15 people were killed and many more were unaccounted for after Hurricane Charley left a path of destruction across Florida then continued north and struck the Carolinas
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CHARLEY (2004)
The total U.S. damage is estimated to be near $15 billion, making Charley the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history.
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JEANNE (2004)
Hurricane Jeanne battered southeastern Florida for hours, tearing off roofs and felling trees and power lines after slamming ashore at the same spot Frances did.
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JEANNE (2004)
Jeanne knocked out power to over a million people along the Atlantic coast.
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JEANNE (2004)
In the United States, damage is estimated to be near $6.9 billion.
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Hurricane Wilma (2005)
Twenty-two deaths have been directly attributed to Wilma: 12 in Haiti, 1 in Jamaica, 4 in Mexico and 5 in Florida.
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WILMA (2005)
The hurricane caused severe damage in northeastern Yucatan, including Cancun and Cozumel, and widespread damage estimated at $16.8 billion in southern Florida.
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WILMA (2005)
Hurricane Wilma hit the western coast of Florida as a category three and departed the eastern coast as a category two.
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RITA (2005)
Devastating storm surge flooding and wind damage occurred in southwestern Louisiana and extreme southeastern Texas with some surge damage occurring in the Florida Keys.
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Hurricane Rita (2005)
Rita was responsible for seven deaths, and it caused damage estimated at $10 billion in the United States.
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RITA (2005)
Packing 195 kilometer (125 mile) per hour winds, Rita rammed the coasts of Texas and Louisiana.
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KATRINA (2005)
Katrina is responsible for approximately 1200 reported deaths, including about 1000 in Louisiana and 200 in Mississippi.
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KATRINA (2005)
The Palace Casino tilts to its side suffering damages 30 August 2005 in Biloxi, Mississippi, following high wind and waves of Hurricane Katrina.
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KATRINA (2005)
A residental area is engulfed in shipping containers, RVs, and boats washed ashore in Gulfport, Mississippi following high winds and waves Hurricane Katrina.
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Hurricane Katrina (2005)
Ronald Wood is rescued from his home in New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana.
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DENNIS (2005)
Dennis caused 42 deaths – 22 in Haiti, 16 in Cuba, three in the United States and one in Jamaica.
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DENNIS (2005)
The damage associated with Dennis in the United States is estimated at $2.23 billion. Officials say the Dennis reached the coast at with windspeeds between 115 and 120 miles per hour.
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IKE (2008)
Property damage from Ike as a hurricane is estimated at $19.3 billion.
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IKE (2008)
Hurricane Ike made landfall in the middle of the night causing wide spread damage to the Texas coast.
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