40. Miami, Florida
> Total 2018 population: 470,914
> Name of event: Hurricane in 1926
> Fatalities: 373
The hurricane of 1926 was a Category 4 cyclone that caused $164.8 billion in damage (adjusted for inflation).
39. Colorado Springs, Colorado
> Total 2018 population: 472,688
> Name of event: The 2013 Front Range Floods
> Fatalities: 8
Flooding in Colorado Springs in 2013 forced thousands of people to flee and destroyed homes and farms.
38. Kansas City, Missouri
> Total 2018 population: 491,918
> Name of event: Tornado outbreak in 1957
> Fatalities: 37 in Missouri
The Ruskin Heights Tornado, named after the Kansas City neighborhood it impacted, was one of 35 tornadoes that touched down in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Missouri on May 20, 1957.
37. Atlanta, Georgia
> Total 2018 population: 498,044
> Name of event: 500-year flood from continuous rain in 2009
> Fatalities: 10
What Georgia residents called a 500-year flood in 2009 caused $500 million in damage.
36. Sacramento, California
> Total 2018 population: 508,529
> Name of event: Great Flood of 1862
> Fatalities: Unknown due to lack of records
The capital of California was under water for months because of torrential rain, and the state government was forced to relocate to San Francisco.