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  1. Tropical Storm Julia of 2016 was the first storm to form OVER Florida.
  2. Hurricane Matthew of 2016 is the first Category Five Hurricane since Hurricane Felix of 2007.
  3. At 916 millibars, Hurricane Opal's minimum pressure makes it the most intense non-Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic basin.
  4. Hurricane Wilma, with a minimum pressure of 882 millibars, was once the strongest hurricane in the Western Hemisphere until Hurricane Patricia of 2015, which is regarded as the second-strongest tropical cyclone on record.
  5. Hurricane Ophelia is the easternmost major hurricane on record.
  6. Haiyan is the most intense storm (based on Dvorak).