Flagler Beach,Florida's 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
1871br,1871tsbr,1871bdtsbr,1873bdts,1877bdts,1878br,1879bdts,1880 bdbr,1885,1886bdts,1887bdts,1888bdbr,1889bdtsbr,1893-2,1894bd,1897bdts,1899bdts,1906ts
1910bdts,1915ts,1920xtropstbd,1921bd,1925bd,1926ts,1928,1930tsbd,1934ts,1936ts,1937bdts,1937ts,1940ts,
1944bdts,1945-2bdts,1950-2tsbd,1960bd,1964tsbd,1964,1968ts,1968bd,1974subtsbd,1979,1981tsbd,1982subtsbd,2001 tsbr,2002ts,2004bd,2006bdtsbr,2008ts,2012ts
52 142yrs end of 2013


Names from list above
Easy,king,Donna,cleo,Dora,Abbey,Gladys,David,Dennis ,Edouard,Charley,Ernesto,Fay,Beryl,

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=36, 69.23% H=16, 30.77%

Longest gap between storms
18years 1982-2001

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 2.73 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for at least a few hours)
(12)once every 11.83 years state stats

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
95mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
before the end of 2015

Last affected by
2012 May 27-28th T.Storm Beryl hits north in Jacksonville with 70mph winds.

This areas hurricane past
1871 Aug 18th a 90mph hurricane passes by just offshore while moving north
1885 Aug 24th 90mph from the south just offshore
1893 115mph hurricane moving NNW just offshore on Aug 27th
1893 Oct 12th ,120mph from the south just offshore
1894 Sept 26th back door cat 1, 75mph from the SSW
1921 Oct 26th back door cat 1 90mph from the WSW
1925 Dec 1st 75mph from the SW
1928 Sept 17th 95mph from the SSE just inland
1960 sept 11th hurricane donna exits the coast from the SW with 110mph winds causing heavy damage here & south sustained winds here 57mph with gusts to 99mph more here
1964 Sept 9th 115mph just north from the east
1968 oct 9th hurricane gladys from the S.W with 80mph winds
1979 Sept 4th,David from the south with 95mph just off shore
1981 t.s dennis from the south with 45mph
2004 August 13th Hurricane Charley hits just south from the SW with 85mph winds. Numerous trees down all over county.Isolated structural damage with sun room destroyed at home on Florida park drive. City of Bunnell reports. Power outage near 50%,Isolated structural damage



Text Sources:The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Sudden Sea R.A Scotti.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Stormscaping Pamela Crawford.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Scwartz..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....NOAA research division.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....plus many more.............


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