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Retired Hurricanes Quiz

Try to guess the names of these retired hurricanes by the reason they were retired!
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Last updated: January 31, 2023
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This hurricane devastated the Carribean and caused the island of Barbuda to briefly become uninhabited
Irma
Caused the second-highest damage of any hurricane by lingering in the Houston area
Harvey
The most well-known hurricane, damage most likely due to poor disaster management
Katrina
Became the largest hurricane in terms of area, caused heavy damages to New York City
Sandy
First hurricane name to be retired due to its heavy damages to the Northeast United States
Carol
Second-strongest hurricane to affect the United States and caused devastation in Louisiana
Camille
Caused Belize to relocate its capital from Belize City to Belmopan due to this hurricane
Hattie
Only Atlantic hurricane to achieve wind speeds of 190 miles per hour
Allen
Notable for going the wrong way, going in a west-to-east direction throughout its lifespan
Lenny
Deadliest named Atlantic hurricane in modern times
Mitch
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Costliest hurricane in Puerto Rican history and Dominican history, killing over 3,000
Maria
Pulverized the Bahamas, becoming the worst natural disaster in the country's history
Dorian
First Greek name to be retired due to its extensive damages in Nicaragua
Eta
Struck the Carolinas as a category 4 hurricane and killed 80 people in Canada
Hazel
Wettest hurricane to strike Haiti, making landfall at peak intensity and bringing immense flooding
Flora
One of only two Tropical Storms to be retired, this one surviving unusually long inland
Allison
Only Atlantic hurricane starting with W to be retired
Wilma
Only major hurricane to directly affect Costa Rica
Otto
Extremely deadly hurricane that made landfall once in the Atlantic and another time in the Pacific, both at Category 2 intensity
Fifi
Least deadly retired hurricane on record, only being retired due to its major damages
Paloma
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