Hurricane Hermine
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hermine 2016-09-01 2300Z
Hurricane Hermine approaching Florida at peak strength on September 1
Formed August 28, 2016
Dissipated September 8, 2016
(Extratropical after September 3)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 80 mph (130 km/h)
Lowest pressure 981 mbar (hPa); 28.97 inHg
Fatalities 4 direct, 1 indirect
Damage $800 million (2016 USD)
Areas affected Dominican Republic, Cuba, The Bahamas, East Coast of the United States
Part of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Hermine was a minimal hurricane that made landfall in the Big Bend region of Florida. Hermine, the ninth tropical depression of the annual season, formed on August 28 from a long-tracked tropical invest that brought rain throughout the Caribbean, especially the Greater Antilles.

Hermine was the ninth Tropical cyclone, eighth named storm, and fourth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Total damage from the hurricane is estimated to be around $800 million (2016 USD), with five fatalities attributed to it. Hermine was the first hurricane to make landfall in the state of Florida since Wilma of 2005, ending the record eleven-year lull in which no tropical cyclones Category 1 strength or greater struck the state.

Meteorological History

Preparations & Impact

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