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Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 7:47 AM

During this week back in...
For the period of September 29th through October 5th


Other Weeks:

  • 1893: N.E. Yucatan hit with a cat 2 on the 29th & later hits S.E. Louisiana as a cat 2.
  • 1894: A hurricane hits New York & N.E. areas as a cat 1 on the 30th.
  • 1896: Big Bend region of Florida gets hit by a cat 2 on the 29th.
  • 1898: A cat 2 hits Georgia / North Carolina border on Oct. 2nd.
  • 1908: Andros Island, Nassau & Grand Bahama Island get hit by a cat 1 in early Oct.
  • 1915: Louisiana hit by a cat 2 on Sep. 29th.
  • 1917: Florida panhandle hit by a cat 2.
  • 1929: South Florida gets hit by a cat 2.
  • 1935: Central & west Bahamas hit by a cat 3 on the 29th.
  • 1941: Bahamas hit by a cat 3 on Oct. 5th.
  • 1945: Honduras hit by a cat 3 on Oct. 3rd.
  • 1948: West Cuba hit by a cat 4 on Oct. 5th & would later hit South Florida as a cat 2.
  • 1949: A storm forms in the Pacific & crosses into the Gulf of Mexico & would hit North Texas as a cat 4 on Oct. 4th.
  • 1954: Hazel born Oct. 5th near Grenada & would later hit North Carolina.
  • 1963: Hurricane Flora hits Grenada as a cat 3 on Oct. 1st, then hits Haiti as a cat 4 on Oct. 4th, then east Cuba as a cat 3 on Oct. 7th. (over 6,000 killed in Haiti)
  • 1964: Hilda hits Louisiana as a cat 2 on Oct. 4th.
  • 1966: Inez hits Andros island as a cat 1 on Oct. 3rd, then dips S.W. & hits the Florida Keys as a cat 1 on Oct. 4th, then brushes the Yucatan peninsula as a cat 3 & hits Tampico, Mexico as a cat 3 on Oct. 10th.
  • 1967: Fern hits Tampico, Mexico as a cat 1.
  • 1995: Opal hits the Florida Panhandle as a cat 2 on Oct. 4th after nearly becoming a cat 5.
  • 2000: Hurricane Keith lingers offshore of Belize with 135mph winds on Oct. 1st & on the 2nd moves inland as a minimal hurricane. Would later move into Gulf, restrengthen, & hit Mexico near Tampico as a cat 1.
  • 2002: Hurricane Lili hits west Cuba on the 2nd with 100mph winds & then hits central Louisiana with 100mph winds on Oct. 3rd after earlier being a cat 4.
  • 2005, Oct. 4th: Hurricane Stan hits just south of Vera Cruz, Mexico.
  • 2015, Oct. 2nd: Hurricane Joaquin hits the central Bahamas as a cat 4 before turning N.E.
  • 2016, Oct. 4th: Hurricane Matthew hits Tiburon Peninsula, Haiti with 145mph winds causing widespread devastation. Within 12 hrs would hit east tip of Cuba with 130mph winds.
  • 2017, Oct. 5th: Nate forms in S.W. Caribbean. It would later hit Mississippi as a cat 1.