Hurricanes

In the past decade, the CURIS region has experienced three major hurricane landfalls, Hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina in years 2004 and 2005.  A major hurricane is classified as a storm that meets at least the Category 3 criteria on the Saffir-Simpson Scale (sustained winds of 111-130).  Along with the major storms, 13 more named storms impacted the region that brings the total of named storms that affected the region to 18. Click the picture below to get a full-size map. 

Hurricanes

Economic Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

Economic Impacts of Hurricane Gustav