Ormond 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(since 1871).

Years within or near core
1871bdbr,1871br,1871bdtsbr,1873bdts,1877bdts,1878bdbr,1879bdts,1880bdbr,1885,1886bdts,1887bdts,1888bdbr,
1893-2,1894bd,1896bdbr,1897bdts,1898br,1899bdts,1906ts,1910bdtsbr,1914tsbr,1915ts,1916ts
1920xtropstbd,1921bd,1925bd,1926ts,1928tsbr,1928bd,1930bdts,1936ts,1937bdts,1937ts,1944bdts,1945-2bdts
1949ts,1950-2bdts,1960bd,1964ts,1964,1968bdbr,1968bd,1974subtsbd,1979,1984ts,1984bdtsbr,1985ts,1995tsbr,2001tsbd,
2002 ts,2004bd,2004-2ts,2005ts,2008ts,2012tsbr
59 times in 142yrs end of 2013


Names from list above
Easy,King,Donna,Cleo,Dora,Abby,Gladys,David,Diana,Isidore,Bob,Erin,Gabrielle,Edouard ,Charley,Frances,Jeanne,Tammy,Fay,Beryl,

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=39, 66.10% H=20, 33.90%

Longest gap between storms
9 years 1950-1960 & 1985-1995

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 2.41 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force wind gusts for 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

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

This areas hurricane past
1885 AUg 24th, 90mph from the south just east
1893 a major hurricane with 115mph winds moving NNW just offshore on Aug 27th.
1893 Oct 12th, 120mph just east from the south
1894 Sept 26th, 75mph from the SSW
1921 Oct 26th a back door 90mph hurricane hits while moving out to sea from the WSW.
1925 Dec 1st, 75mph from the S.W
1928 Sept 17th, 95mph to the west from the south
1960 sept 11th hurricane Donna hits here from the SW with 110mph winds press 28.73 heavy damage more here
1964 Sept 9th hurricane Dora passes just north with 115mph winds from the east.
1968 Oct 19th, 80mph from the S.W passes just north.
1979 Sept 4th Hurricane david , 95mph from the south.
2004 Hurricane Charley Aug 14th from the SW with 85mph winds


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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