Hurricane Georges (pron.: /ˈʒɔrʒ/) was a powerful and long-lived Cape Verde-type Category 4 hurricane which caused severe destruction as it traversed the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico in September 1998, making seven landfalls along its path. Georges was the seventh tropical storm, fourth hurricane, and second major hurricane of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season. It became the second most destructive storm of the season after Hurricane Mitch and the costliest since Hurricane Andrew in 1992
Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The path of a hurricane that starts in the open Atlantic Ocean and tracks northwestward. It curves westward while between Puerto Rico and Bermuda, eventually crossing The Bahamas and Florida. In the Gulf of Mexico, the track re-curves into Louisiana and stops over eastern Tennessee.
Hurricane Frances Approaches Florida (Sept 3 2004) IMAGE CREDIT: NASA, NOAA A major hurricane is heading for Florida. Hurricane Frances, one of the stronger storm systems of modern times, may cross the eastern coast of Florida sometime tomorrow. Those in the path of a hurricane should take precautions. For example, NASA's Kennedy Space Center has completely shut down. The orbiting GOES-12 satellite took the above image of Hurricane Frances early yesterday.
0001Everyone knows how it feels when the lights go out at night and you cannot see anything. Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and severe Thunderstorms are among the list of events that can ruin just about anything in its path. I survived Hurricane Andrew and I had no clue what was coming after the storm was over. …