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      05-31-2006, 10:07 PM   #16
Asiann
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Hurricanes are getting worse and worse each year. Just a little FYI. I thought about living there but not with hurricane danger every year.

Fact File: 2005 Hurricane Season Wrap-up

The 2005 Hurricane Season

The 2005 hurricane season was the worst on record, with 14 hurricanes causing $46 billion in insured losses and three million claims, all record highs.

The season produced Katrina in August, the most costly and one of the deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history. According to preliminary estimates from ISO, insurers will pay out $34.4 billion in claims to victims of the storm. About one thousand people died as a result of Katrina.

Other hurricanes making landfall in the United States included: Dennis, a Category 3 storm that caused $1.1 billion in insured damage; Rita, a Category 3 hurricane that resulted in $4.7 billion in insured losses; and Wilma which made landfall in Florida as a Category 3 storm and caused $6.1 billion in insured losses.

Louisiana was the hardest-hit state, with $25.04 billion in insured losses, followed by Mississippi at $9.9 billion, Texas at $2.2 billion, Alabama at $1.5 billion and Florida at $1.3 billion.
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