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Opening & Closing - Typically, if a named Hurricane...

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Kilzi, John Period 3 April 9, 2002 Opening Paragraph September of the year 1989 marked a time of fear, disbelief, and loss to millions of human beings. Category 5 Hurricane Hugo devastated the Caribbean and Southeastern United States, with plenty of the damage going to South Carolina and its cities of Charleston and Myrtle Beach. Hugo caused up to 10.9 billion dollars in damages (cost adjusted to year 200 dollars,) the most ever by a hurricane up to that date. Although things have seemed to return to normal, no one will ever forget the environmental and economical costs that Hugo laid upon us. Closing Paragraph
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Unformatted text preview: Typically, if a named Hurricane that touches down onto land reeks havoc and is a very strong storm that causes plenty of damage, then its named becomes retired and is not used again in the naming of hurricanes. Only a handful get added into that category, with the likes of Hurricanes Andrew, Opal, and Fran. Hugo, this once perceived innocent "tropical wave," which turned out to become a monster of a storm will be embedded into our minds for a long period of time to come because of its raging winds and unimaginable damage. No wonder its name has been retired, too....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course ACC 1001 taught by Professor Limpski during the Spring '10 term at Florida Memorial.

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