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. I survived hurricane andrew - south florida chapter has 19,356 members a group to tell your stories and post your pics of the costliest storm in the. Hurricane andrew: hurricane andrew, tropical cyclone that ravaged the bahamas, southern florida, and south-central louisiana in late august 1992 at the time. Video produced by wfo miami senior forecaster tony reynes to commemorate the 25th anniversary of hurricane andrew florida international university video: fiu. Views of the devastation caused by hurricane andrew south of miami most of the pictures i took were immediately after the 165 mph hurricane came through.
The hurricane season had yet to see its first named storm in august 1992, but that changed dramatically with the arrival of hurricane andrew south florida. 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. 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. In south florida, hurricane andrew remains a benchmark that few have forgotten the storm changed how florida prepared for high winds and lashing rains. Find the perfect hurricane andrew stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images download premium images you can't get anywhere else.
As previously mentioned, hurricane andrew was the most powerful hurricane to hit south florida in almost 30 years the last major hurricane (a hurricane with winds of. It’s a all request weekend on magic 925 what do you want to hear the hurricane will be mixing all your requests on the turntables and billy blast on the mic today. 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 devastated south florida in 1992 with hurricane irma, there's even more at stake. Cnn's allison chinchar discusses the differences between hurricane irma and hurricane andrew, a category 5 hurricane that hit florida in 1992 and is.
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. Pictures of hurricane andrew's path show how category 5 storm irma may look if it hits florida.
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.
Environment why hurricane irma could be catastrophic for florida after andrew chilling warnings are emerging as hurricane irma has florida on edge. On august 24th, 1992, a category 5 chainsaw called hurricane andrew cut a swath of ruin like no storm before itmore than 28,000 homes were destroyed, 107,000 damaged. Insurance information institute 2 introduction hurricane andrew hit florida on august 24, 1992, and the tumult for the property insurance market. 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.