…recent history of huricanes and USA damages by weather…! ! !


Katrina 23-31 Aug 2013

Hurricanes Atlantic…! ! ! And US damages…! ! ! Yee_haaaa…!

http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/atlantic/2005/Major-Hurricane-Katrina
http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/atlantic/2011/Hurricane-Irene
http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/damage1980.asp

Sandy; Irene ; Katrina; Ike; Lili; etc…!

U.S. Weather Disasters
The 10 Costliest U.S. Weather Disasters Since 1980
Taken from the National Climatic Data Center Publication: Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters

Rank     Disaster     Year     Deaths     Damage*
1.     Hurricane Katrina (LA/MS/AL/FL)     2005     1833     $133,800,000,000
2.     Midwest/Eastern U.S. Drought     1988     7,500     $71,200,000,000
3.     Midwest/Eastern U.S. Drought     1980     10,000     $55,400,000,000
4.     Hurricane Andrew (SE FL/SE LA)     1992     61     $40,000,000,000
5.     Midwest Flooding     1993     48     $30,200,000,000
6.     Hurricane Ike (TX/LA/MS)     2008     112     $27,000,000,000
7.     Hurricane Wilma (FL)     2005     35     $17,100,000,000
8.     Hurricane Rita (TX/LA)     2005     119     $17,100,000,000
9.     Hurricane Charley (FL)     2004     35     $16,500,000,000
10.     Hurricane Irene (Mid-Atlantic, New England)     2011     48     $15,800,000,000
11.     Hurricane Hugo (SC)     1989     86     $15,300,000,000
12.     Midwest Floods     2008     24     $15,000,000,000
13.     Hurricane Ivan (FL/AL)     2004     57     $13,000,000,000
14.     30-State Drought     2002     0     $11,400,000,000

TOTAL = 467,400,000,000 $ [ ~500 Billion US$ adjusted to 2006 dollars]

* – Adjusted to 2007 dollars on basis of U.S. Dept. of Commerce Implicit Price Deflator for Construction. Hurricane statistics are taken from the National Hurricane Center and adjusted to 2006 dollars.

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…No worries, only a calm before more monster storms…!

…the holy anole [lizard] is having a rest from being blown away down from trees in the Caribbean…!

…THE dAMAGES TO THE USA BY WEATHER ARE ENORMOUS [    ] …!
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