What can be said about Hurricanes that hasn’t been said about about a divorce. They ruin lives are expensive and can be deadly. The worst hurricane so far hit Galveston in 1900.
Apparently city officials never imagined a large hurricane hitting their island so they decided not to build seawalls. Once things were rebuilt everything was raised 17 feet by bringing in more sand and a large seawall was constructed.
Below are the top ten worst hurricanes in the USA since 1851 until 2006.
|1.||Great Galveston Hurricane (TX)||1900||4||8000|
|2.||FL (Lake Okeechobee)||1928||4||2500|
|4.||Cheniere Caminanda (LA)||1893||4||1100-1400|
|5.||Sea Islands (SC/GA)||1893||3||1000-2000|
|7.||Audrey (SW LA/N TX)||1957||4||416|
|8.||Great Labor Day Hurricane (FL Keys)||1935||5||408|
|9.||Last Island (LA)||1856||4||400|
|10.||Miami Hurricane (FL/MS/AL/Pensacola)||1926||4||372|