hurricane floyd | Hurricane Floyd's lasting legacy - North Carolina Digital History

hurricane floyd | Hurricane Floyd's lasting legacy - North Carolina Digital History

Andrew-Floyd.jpg. Visual comparison of Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane Andrew. The two storms are at similar positions and nearly identical intensities (933 mbar), but Hurricane Floyd is remarkably larger. In 1999 at the time of Floyd, it was believed that the wind speeds of the hurricanes were nearly identical as well, at 120 knots (140 mph, 220 km/h). In 2002, however, hurricane re-analysis concluded that Andrew had stronger winds than had previously been thought, and in the picture the…

Andrew-Floyd.jpg. Visual comparison of Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane Andrew. The two storms are at similar positions and nearly identical intensities (933 mbar), but Hurricane Floyd is remarkably larger. In 1999 at the time of Floyd, it was believed that the wind speeds of the hurricanes were nearly identical as well, at 120 knots (140 mph, 220 km/h). In 2002, however, hurricane re-analysis concluded that Andrew had stronger winds than had previously been thought, and in the picture the…

Photograph showing flood damage from Hurricane Floyd.

Photograph showing flood damage from Hurricane Floyd.

Hurricane Floyd dumps massive waste into Neuse River

Hurricane Floyd dumps massive waste into Neuse River

9/14/1999  Millions flee from Hurricane Floyd http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/millions-flee-from-hurricane-floyd

9/14/1999 Millions flee from Hurricane Floyd http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/millions-flee-from-hurricane-floyd

Hurricane Floyd destroys the Long Beach Pier - Long Beach, NC (now Oak Island, NC)

Hurricane Floyd destroys the Long Beach Pier - Long Beach, NC (now Oak Island, NC)

Route 18 at Rutgers exit after Hurricane Floyd, September 17, 1999

Route 18 at Rutgers exit after Hurricane Floyd, September 17, 1999

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