Storm (bd)=Back Door,meaning coming from over land from opposite coast.Not all
names are noted,also storms before 1950 were not named.Not every stat on every
storm description is given.
Years within or near core 1876,1878tsbr,1883m,1886,1887tsbr,1889ts,1894,1896tsbr,1898ts,1899br,1899brm,1900ts,1901tsbr,1909,1910br,1916ts,1918ts,1919tsbr,1921,1928ts,1930m,1931ts,1932ts, 1932,1949,1958tsbr,1963br,1966brm,1967m,1979m,1979ts,1987m,1993tsbr,1998m,2003ts,2007ts,2008ts,2015ts 38
times in 147yrs end of 2018
Names from list
Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio TS=20, 52.63% H=18, 47.37%
Longest gap between storms 16 years 1933-1948
How often this area gets
affected? brushed or hit every 3.87 years
Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for a few hours) (13h)once every 11.31 years
Average years between major hurricane hits.(6) 24.50 yrs
Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts) 110 mph
Statistically when this area should be affected
next before the end of 2019
by 2015 Aug 28th Tropical storm Erika passes to south with 50mph winds.
This areas hurricane past 1876 sept 13th a 75mph hurricane hits from the east while weakening 1883 Sept 6th,125mph from the ESE passes just south 1886 Aug 15th,95mph to the south from the S.E 1894 Sept 22nd,105mph winds to the south from the ESE 1909 Aug 22nd,85mph from the ESE 1921 Sept 10th,95mph just east from the south 1930 Sept 13th,press 27.56 150mph winds from the ESE
total devestation 2,000 killed in the Dominican Republic. aftermath video 1932 Sept 27th 85mph just south from the east 1949 Sept 22nd,75mph from the ESE 1967 Sept 10th Hurricane Beulah passes to the south from the east with 125mph winds.NHC Wallet 1979 Aug 31st ,170mph from the ESE hurricane David gusts to 172mph
waves & storm surge the size of 4 story buildings kill over 1,000. Damage photo | #2 | Average model error | David page 1987 Sept 22nd Hurricane Emily to the south with 120mph winds from the S.E. NHC Wallet 1998 Sept 23rd,
hurricane Georges just north while moving WNW with 120mph winds causing heavy
damage to north killing 200 in sept .Heavy flooding in Santo Damingo 111 million dollars damage. Sat image
Text Sources:The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Sudden Sea R.A Scotti.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Stormscaping Pamela Crawford.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Scwartz..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....NOAA research division.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....plus many more.............