El Macao Dominican republics history with tropical systems
current weather
(br)=brush (ts)=Tropical 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
1975br,1979br,1996br,1998,2003tsbr,2004,2007subts,2008tsbr,2011br,2014ts,2015tsbr,(2017-2br not in stats)
37 times in 145yrs end of 2016

Names from list above

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=14, 37.84% H=23, 62.16%

Longest gap between storms
8 years 1944-1951

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 3.92 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for at least a few hours)
(13h)once every 11.15 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)

Statistically when this area should be affected next
affected in 2017

Last affected by
2017 Sept 21st Hurricane Maria brushes to the north with 115mph winds closest approach while moving N.W .

This areas hurricane past
1876 sept 13th a 80mph cane hits from the east
1891 aug 20th 90mph hundreds killed from the SE
1893 Aug 17th 110mph from the S.E just east
1896 Sept 1st, 90mph from the ESE
1899 Aug 9th,115 mph from the ESE after hitting Puerto Rico passes by just offshore
1916 Aug 22nd 75mph from the ESE
1926 90mph july 24th kills many here from the S.E
1928 sept 14th ,155mph just north from the ESE
1930 Sept 3rd ,140mph from the ESE just south. aftermath video
1932 Sept 27th, 90mph from the east
1943 Oct 14th, 90mph from the south
1998 hurricane Georges hits with 120mph winds killing 200 in the dominican republic sept 22nd causing heavy damage while moving west. Sat Image
2004,Sept 16th Hurricane Jeanne hits from the east with 80mph winds,dumping very heavy rains .

Stat sources: NHC Track maps/hurdat2/cyclone reports | Unisys hurricane database | Hurricane research division
Text Sources:(alp)....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Schwartz.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....plus many more.............

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