Hurricane andrew: hurricane andrew, tropical cyclone that ravaged the bahamas, southern florida, and south-central louisiana in late august 1992 at the time. Hurricane andrew was a category 5 atlantic hurricane that struck the bahamas and florida in mid-august 1992, the most destructive hurricane to ever hit the state. Hurricane andrew was small, but it made landfall as one of the most powerful ever to hit the united states when the category 5 hurricane crashed into the. The hurricane is live inside your radio this morning from 8am -11am on magic 925 on a spring cleaning weekend. T wenty-five years ago this week, hurricane andrew ravaged south florida the damage literally and figuratively turned this community upside down.
Here are some facts about hurricane andrew: hurricane andrew formed on 16th august 1992 and it came to an end on 28th august 1992 it mainly affected the bahamas, and. Media in category hurricane andrew the following 28 files are in this category, out of 28 total. The effects of hurricane andrew in the bahamas included three direct fatalities and $250 million (1992 usd) in damage forming from a tropical wave on august 16. The effects of hurricane andrew in florida proved to be at the time the costliest disaster in the state's history, as well as the then-costliest on record in the.
Hurricane seasons come and go every year, and have for quite some time, without much incident hurricane andrew, which made landfall in miami-dade 20 yea. Thursday marks the 25-year anniversary of andrew (aug 24, 1992), the devastating category 5 hurricane that claimed 65 lives and destroyed more than 25,000 homes in. Cnn's allison chinchar discusses the differences between hurricane irma and hurricane andrew, a category 5 hurricane that hit florida in 1992 and is.
Environment why hurricane irma could be catastrophic for florida after andrew chilling warnings are emerging as hurricane irma has florida on edge. Hurricane andrew devastated south florida in 1992 with hurricane irma, there's even more at stake.
Hurricane andrew, the last category 5 storm to strike the united states, made landfall in southern miami-dade county near homestead on aug 24, 1992. View the hurricane statistics fast facts on cnn and learn information about the deadliest and costliest tropical storms, tropical depressions and hurricanes. The hurricane season had yet to see its first named storm in august 1992, but that changed dramatically with the arrival of hurricane andrew and its direct.
Although the 1992 atlantic hurricane season was below average, hurricane andrew was the exception to that this hurricane blasted the bahamas, southeast florida and.
Hurricane andrew was the fourth most intense hurricane to affect the united states at time of landfall, with a central pressure of 926 mb twelve years after the. Hurricane andrew a hurricane is defined as a circular weather system with wind speeds of 74 mph or higher, found primarily in the atlantic ocean. Insurance information institute 2 introduction hurricane andrew hit florida on august 24, 1992, and the tumult for the property insurance market. Hurricane irma and hurricane andrew look very different when you compare the two storms.