Special Report

Most Destructive Hurricanes of All Time

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36. Elena, 1985
> Damage: $3.00 billion
> Affected area: Mississippi, Alabama, Northwest Florida
> Max wind speed at landfall: 100 mph in September, 1985

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35. Isaac, 2012
> Damage: $3.02 billion
> Affected area: Louisiana
> Max wind speed at landfall: 70 mph in August, 2012

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34. Dennis, 2005
> Damage: $3.20 billion
> Affected area: Northwest Florida
> Max wind speed at landfall: 120 mph in July, 2005

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33. Donna, 1960
> Damage: $3.24 billion
> Affected area: Florida, Eastern United States
> Max wind speed at landfall: 125 mph in September, 1960

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32. Georges, 1998
> Damage: $3.78 billion
> Affected area: Florida, Keys, Mississippi, Alabama
> Max wind speed at landfall: 105 mph in September, 1998