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Hurricanes are violent storms which bring intense winds, heavy rain, a storm surge, floods, coastal erosion, landslides, and tornadoes. While it is difficult to predict the exact time, place, and force of hurricanes, residents of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast states must be prepared. The season for hurricanes is June through November, with most hurricanes occurring mid-August to late October. Each season, on average, six hurricanes form in the Atlantic Ocean of which two become major hurricanes.

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Natural Disasters

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Hurricane Betsy
Hurricane Andrew
Hurricane Camille
Hurricane Charley
Hurricane Gustav
Galveston Hurricane
Hurricane Ike
Hurricane Frances
Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Jeanne
Great New England Hurricane
Hurricane Agnes
Hurricane Gilbert
Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Ivan
Hurricane Hugo
Hurricane Rita
Hurricane Iniki

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