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Hurricane Paloma
... Hurricane Paloma was the seventeenth tropical cyclone, sixteenth tropical storm, eighth hurricane and fifth major hurricane of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season ... It was a late season hurricane, setting several records for its intensity and formation ... Paloma was the third most powerful November hurricane on record in the Atlantic Basin, behind only a 1932 hurricane and 1999's Lenny ...
List Of Storms In The 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season - Seasonal Forecasts - Pre-season Forecasts
... above-average activity (13 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and about 4 of Category 3 or higher) ... It listed an 63 percent chance of at least one major hurricane striking the U.S ... This included a 43 percent chance of at least one major hurricane strike on the East Coast, including the Florida peninsula, and a 36 percent chance of at least one such strike on the Gulf ...
Hurricane Bonnie (1998)
... Hurricane Bonnie was a major hurricane that made landfall in North Carolina, United States, inflicting severe crop damage ... The second named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season, Bonnie developed from a tropical wave that emerged off ... On August 22, Bonnie was upgraded to a hurricane, with a well-defined eye ...
Tropical Storm Nana (2008) - Season Summary
... The 2008 hurricane season saw the first occurrence of major hurricanes in the months of July through November ... had the earliest known date for three storms to be active on the same day Hurricane Bertha, and Tropical Storms Cristobal and Dolly were all active on July 20 ... This season was also one of only nine Atlantic seasons on record to have a major hurricane form before August ...
List Of North Carolina Hurricanes (pre-1900) - 1890–1899
... August 20, 1893 – An offshore hurricane brings heavy rainfall to the coastline ... August 23, 1893 – The Outer Banks are brushed by a hurricane ... August 28, 1893 – The Sea Islands hurricane moves ashore near the Georgia/South Carolina border as a major hurricane and later crosses through central North Carolina it produces strong winds near the coast, which ...

Famous quotes containing the words hurricane and/or major:

    Thought and beauty, like a hurricane or waves, should not know conventional, delimited forms.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    You should hurry up ... and acquire the cigar habit. It’s one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)