I grew up in Miami, but the Keys remained my playground, a place to camp and fish and study nature and history. It evolved into a tropical storm on the 16th while Dorothy had visited Key West from Washington, met Ludy, married in 1944, moved to Anderson's Island and built their own house. ALA 5 a.m. Sunday Bermuda 5 p.m. Sa...Hurricane Georges should wake up mostly relieved today. Power lines and vehicle loss. The Florida Keys experienced flooding, especially Gulfside in Key West and Marathon. There are few data concerning managing an ED during a hurricane and the medical problems that present during that time period. The damage from Hurricane Georges resulted from 17 tornadoes and a max rainfall of 8.41 inches. On September 25, Hurricane Georges struck the U.S. mainland near Key West, Florida, and made final landfall on September 27 in Biloxi, Mississippi, as a Category 2 hurricane. This report presents preliminary data about deaths resulting from the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Hurricane Georges - September 19-October 1, 1998. Hurricane Georges made a mess of Margaritaville on Friday as gusts of up to 115 m.p.h. 32.3 x 21.3 cm ⏐ 12.7 x 8.4 in (300dpi) This image is not available for purchase in your country. Hurricane Andrew was a category 5 hurricane that struck Florida in August 1992. A hurricane warning was posted for the Keys and the Gulf Coast north to Longboat Key, about 40 miles (64 kilometres) south of Tampa. Their son, Tommy, was born in 1946. Hurricane Georges, Key West, Florida. Hurricane Georges TENN. - 200 mites 35 200 km 5 p m. Sunday MISS. Lower Florida Keys Hospital, which serves Key West and the Lower Keys, had previously been evacuated of inpatients and staff. 27.5 MB (1.5 MB compressed) 3800 x 2533 pixels. The Florida Keys are also very vulnerable to intense hurricanes, with storm surges posing a particular threat to these islands. Early in the morning of September 25, 1998, the eye of Hurricane Georges (category 2 hurricane as per the Saffir-Simpson Scale, 7 Table 1) struck Key West and the Lower Keys of Florida. E158/0241. The storm veered away from the state’s West Coast F...Hurricane Georges with other recent storms fresh in their minds. 2. Key West And The Florida Keys. The wave that spawned Georges moved off the coast of Africa late on September 13th. When I was a kid, my dad would park the car at the end of Marathon and we’d carry our fishing poles and bait bucket out on the Seven Mile Bridge. Hurricane Georges / Gulf Coast / Key West, Florida #626436 NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 26, 1998 View other clips in this broadcast → Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Please contact your Account Manager if you … Hurricane Georges (category 2) struck Key West, Florida, on September 25, 1998. It was the most destructive hurricane to ever hit Florida until Hurricane Irma surpassed it 25 years later. Category 2; September 25, 1998; No fatalities; Hurricane Wilma . Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Georges Tracker. crushed homes, uprooted trees, tossed boats onto roadways and left … I lived in Key West during the summer of 1954. Georges is expected to strengthen further over the Gulf of Mexico The hurricane's centre hit Key West at 11:45am local time (1545 GMT), with sustained winds of 160 kmh (100 mph) and gusts as high as185 kmh (115 mph). Rights Managed. As it was moving south of the Cape Verde Islands on the 15th, ship reports indicated a closed circulation, showing the presence of a tropical depression.