August 29, 2011

10 Most Expensive Hurricanes in U.S. History

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Storm Surge The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an above-average hurricane season for 2011 in the Atlantic basin. While 2010 was quite active, the low number of landfalls spared many areas from significant physical or economic damage.

Many of the worst storms to strike in past years have created billions in damage for those residing on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico regions.

What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to have ever hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.

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