Bookmark and Share
Hurricane Andrew, August 23, 1992
Related                                   View Slideshow
North Carolina Flooding Post Hurricane Matthew
Heavy rain and high wind possible over the Pacific Northwest and Northern California Coast
Hurricane Nicole Strengthens as it Approaches Bermuda
Hurricane Matthew's Eye Wall Brushes Coast of Florida
Mar 04, 2009
Hurricane Andrew, August 23, 1992

Only three Category 5 hurricanes have impacted the U.S: The Labor Day 1935 storm, Hurricane Camille, and Hurricane Andrew. This image from the GOES-7 satellite shows the storm at its peak intensity on August 23, 1992 before making landfall near Homestead, FL. With over $40 billion in damages, the storm was the second most costly in U.S. history. (Impact and damage statistics as of 2009).

Referral:NOAA National Weather Service National Hurricane Center Hurricane Andrew Archive
Copyright:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Keywords:Hurricane, Andrew, Category 5, Florida, GOES-7, 1992.08.23 logo
NOAA logo
Website Owner: NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab Contact Us