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•Year it hit: 2005 •Which ocean(s) did it occur in: Atlantic Basin •How much damage did it do: •Monetary damages: $29 billion, us- 20.6 billion/ mexico 7.2 billion/ cuba 700 million •What type of property was damaged: roofing, trees, doors, walls, houses, commercial signs, vegetation •Which states/country were affected & damages associated with each: Jamaica, Haiti, Cayman Islands, Cuba,Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Yucatán Peninsula, Florida, Bahamas, Canada •Loss of life: 23 •There are no reports of injuries or how many were left homeless
•Where did the storm originate: near Jamaica How many oceans/seas did it travel through:the Caribbean sea, •Exactly where did the storm make landfall: North Roosevelt Boulevard, northeastern portion of the Yucatan peninsula, the southeastern Gulf of Mexico toward the southern Florida peninsula, Cape Romano in Collier County on the southwestern coast of the Florida peninsula • latitude and longitude coordinates associated with these locations: (24.6, -81.8) (18.8, -89.4) (25.3, -90.1) (25.8, -81.7)
•Category storm was it when it made landfall: 3 •Sustained winds during landfall:116 kt •Storm Surge: The first surge occurred along southern shores of the Keys as Hurricane Wilma approached the island chain from the southwest, and the second affected the southwestern coast of the Florida peninsula. The second event was the most damaging. // 5-8 ft above MSL •What time of day did it hit: morning •Was it high or low tide: no data •How did that affect storm surge levels: n/a •What structures do they have to protect this area: n/a •Category 5: •Wind speeds:157 mph or higher •Storm surge: 8 to 13 feet •Air pressure: 882 mb •Estimated damages: Catastrophic damage
•The storm originated as a Tropical Depression Twenty-Four. •the storm’s strongest recording: •Wind speed: 85 kt with gusts to 105 kt. •Air pressure:928.0 mb •Location: Cozumel (mexico)
•Interesting Facts: •Placement on Damages list: $208,810,412 •Was the name retired: Yes •What name replaced it on the list: Whitney •Oddities: produced 10 tornados
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