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Hurricane Hanna
Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
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Hanna at peak intensity over The Bahamas on August 26
Formed August 14, 2020
Dissipated September 3, 2020
(Extratropical after August 31)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
155 mph (250 km/h)
Gusts:
180 mph (285 km/h)
Lowest pressure 918 mbar (hPa); 27.11 inHg
Fatalities 82
Damage $21.3 billion (2020 USD)
Areas affected Cape Verde, The Bahamas, Florida, Eastern United States
Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Hanna was a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone that wrought extensive damage from its trek from the western coast of Africa to Quebec.

Meteorological historyEdit

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Storm path

PreparationsEdit

ImpactEdit

Effects by Area
Country/Region Deaths Damage (USD)
The Bahamas 3 $100 million
Canada 2 $50 million
Cape Verde 0 $4,000
United States 77 $21.15 billion
Total 82 ~$21.3 billion

Cape Verde IslandsEdit

From August 14–16, the precursor tropical depression to Hanna brought moderate rainfall and gusts across the Cape Verde Islands. The rains were primarily beneficial, and no damage was reported. However, minor flooding in localized areas resulted from some of the rains. Winds and precipitation peaked at a station in Sal Rei, where a peak gust of 57 mph (92 km/h) within a squall was documented. The same squalls and thunderstorms brought 2.21 in (56 mm) of rain to the area. To the south, in Praia, a station recorded 1.23 in (31 mm) of precipitation. The rains were highly beneficial to the cassava crops on the island. However, they were less so to the corn crop, which sustained some damage and resulted in slightly less harvesting output. Damage on the island archipelago totaled $4,000, and no fatalities occurred as a result of Hanna.


The BahamasEdit

FloridaEdit

Jeanne At Landfall

Jeanne at landfall near Fort Pierce on August 8

Elsewhere in the United StatesEdit

CanadaEdit

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