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almanac2018

NUMBER OF STORMS

NUMBER OF STORMS TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES 1990-2017 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 YEAR Hurricanes Tropical Storms The above graph shows the number of tropical storms and hurricanes each year from 1990 through 2017 with hurricanes shown in black and tropical storms in gray. The 27 named storms in 2005 is the all-time seasonal record. Although 1992 only produced six storms, it was a very memorable year. Hurricane Andrew, the first storm that season, was the only storm to reach the coast as a category five hurricane during the 28-year period and only the third in history. 5 Minutes from downtown Mobile - 24 -

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