In the 1980s, only a handful of storms made landfall in Florida.However, there was a close call in 1985 when a cold front forced Hurricane Elena to veer toward the state.In 1926, the “Great Miami” hurricane struck the nascent city in the midst of an economic boom.
Within hours, weather patterns returned the storm to its original course, which led it to make landfall in Biloxi, Miss.Four major hurricanes struck the United States in 1964, and three made landfall in Florida: Dora, Isbell and Cleo.The destruction effectively brought the Great Depression to South Florida three years early.While the final toll of Hurricane Matthew is yet to be seen, its scale is undeniable.She was convicted in the death of her four-month-old son, Phoenix Cody Parrish.
According to a coroner’s report, the infant suffered extensive bruising, a fractured skull, broken ribs and broken wrists.
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Large storms, however, escaped the numerical nomenclature and got fancy monikers.
There was the aptly named “Long Island Express,” which moved swiftly and struck the Northeast with little warning.
Now every other storm is given a male name from a list maintained by the World Meteorological Organization.