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

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