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Hurricane Andrew was a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane that struck South Florida in August 1992 .... About 25 minutes after its first Florida landfall, Andrew hit just northeast of Homestead with a slightly lower pressure of 922 mbar (922 hPa; 27.2 ...


The effects of Hurricane Andrew in Florida proved to be the costliest disaster in the state's .... In Homestead, one of the hardest hit communities, it was estimated that more than 99.2% of mobiles homes were .... At a rural area in the central portions of the county, winds were very light and did not exceed 20 mph (32 km/h ).


Aug 24, 2012 ... Hurricane Andrew, which made landfall in Miami-Dade 20 yea. ... through it will forget it, but how much does everyone else remember? ... For the state of Florida, Andrew was the strongest hurricane to hit the state in 30 years.


Aug 24, 2014 ... Hurricane Andrew, the most fearsome storm to hit South Florida in ... you'll find it causes considerably more damage than it did here, " he said.


Aug 24, 2015 ... Hurricane Andrew struck South Miami-Dade 24 years ago, Aug. ... Andrew's eye hit shore near Florida City, 25 miles south of downtown Miami, ...


Andrew was the most powerful hurricane to hit South Florida in almost 30 years, and it ended up being the most costliest disaster in United States History.


The Atlantic ocean basin experienced a lull in tropical activity between 1991 and 1994. The 1992 season was no exception. In mid-August the first named storm ...


Aug 24, 2012 ... Hurricane Andrew was not the deadliest tropical cyclone to strike the U.S. ... Initially, forecasters did not expect the lingering depression would ...


Aug 23, 2012 ... Twenty years ago, Homestead, Fla., was in the eye of what was then the worst storm to hit the U.S. Hurricane Andrew wiped out nearly every ...


The authorities grossly understated the death toll from hurricane Andrew, the worst natural disaster ... It felt like a monstrous earthquake-and-tornado hitting at the same time! ... Not until I managed to escape the aftermath did I discover that the ...