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Prof. Roger Pielke Jr.: ‘Record 3,151 days and counting with no Florida hurricane and no major U.S. hurricane’ – Longest stretch in over 100 years


It would be a big mistake to conflate hurricane damage with storm frequency or intensity. Consider that the Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 resulted in $76 million in damage when it devastated what is today downtown Miami. Without a doubt, a repeat of that storm would result in much more damage, but how much?

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