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Hurricane Andrew was a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane that struck the Bahamas and Florida in mid-August 1992, the most destructive hurricane to ever hit the ...


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 mobile 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 ).


Hurricane Andrew struck South Miami-Dade on Aug. ... Andrew's eye hit shore near Florida City, 25 miles south of downtown Miami, at 4:52 a.m., descending ...


Sep 7, 2017 ... Hurricane Irma has drawn comparisons with Hurricane Andrew, which hit the southwest of Miami in 1992. How do the two hurricanes compare?


Aug 24, 2017 ... Hurricane Andrew 25 years later: The monster storm that devastated South Miami . ... that the hurricane wasn't supposed to hit her neighborhood directly, .... Monkeys from Monkey Jungle escaped, as did parrots from Parrot ...


Aug 24, 2017 ... One of the few hurricanes to hit the U.S. as a Category 5, the memories of Hurricane Andrew still haunt those who lived through it.


Aug 24, 2017 ... On Aug. 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew blasted ashore about 20 miles southwest of Miami with winds topping 165 mph (265 kph).


Sep 6, 2017 ... With Florida's governor warning that Hurricane Irma will be stronger than ... Andrew hit especially hard in Dade County, home to Miami, where ...


Sep 7, 2017 ... At the time, Andrew was the costliest hurricane in U.S. history with ... of a hurricane that hit metropolitan Southeast Florida," Norcross said.