GalvestonLocation: Galveston, Texas
Damage: $30 million in property damage
Characteristics: It was a category 4 storm with winds more than 130 mph. The waves caused by the storm caused 8,000 deaths.
San Felipe-OkeechobeeLocation: near Palm Beach, Florida
Deaths: 1,836 (lake surge itself)
Damage: Soiled land and inland lakes and caused a miminum barometric pressure of 27.43 inches.
Characteristics: The winds were fast due to the high barometric pressure.
Florida Keys Labor DayLocation: Florida Keys
Deaths: 408 (winds and tides alone)
Damage: $6 million dollars in damage
Characteristics: The damage then equates to $95 million today. It was 1 out of 3 category 5 storms to hit the US in the 20th century.
CamilleLocation: Gulf Coast
Damage: $1,42 billion
Characteristics: First hurricane to be named category 5
Damage: $8 million
Characteristics: 20 ft tides and 120 mph winds. One of the worst stoms to ever hit the Carolinas. It was a category 4 storm.
Damage: $26.5 million, 101, 241 homes, and destroyed 25,524 other homes.
Characteristics: Category 5 with winds up to 167 mph.