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Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits?
      Mon Jun 12 2006 10:04 PM

Good question and a great discussion from Clark.

I'm in Richmond Hill Georgia -- actually out on the Ogeechee River near Ossabaw Sound. We were Ground Zero for Hurricane David but it was just bearly a hurricane.

Here is some data gleaned from the WTOC TV website -- I think the original source was from the Hurricane Center.

Below are the probabilities of the number of hurricanes passing within 75 miles of the given location over a period of 100 years.
Location Any Hurricane Major Hurricane
Charleston 10.0 2.2
Savannah 7.1 1.3
Jacksonville 9.1 1.9

Highest probabilities locations along SE coast

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 27.0 10.0
Miami, FL 26.3 11.1
Cape Hatteras, NC 21.3 5.3

(My Tab alignment doesn't seem to be working)

So this data seems to suggest Savannah/Hilton Head and the Georgia coast is somewhat safer than further north or south.

Mark

Edited by Coast Watcher (Mon Jun 12 2006 10:06 PM)

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* Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? rrickynsc Mon Jun 12 2006 10:04 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? Coast Watcher   Mon Jun 12 2006 10:04 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? rrickynsc   Thu Jun 22 2006 11:07 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? ClarkModerator   Fri Jun 23 2006 08:39 PM
. * * longer look HanKFranK   Fri Jun 23 2006 09:26 PM
. * * Re: longer look suziqt   Sun Jun 25 2006 01:47 PM
. * * Re: longer look madmumbler   Sun Jun 25 2006 03:21 PM
. * * Re: longer look cjzydeco   Wed Jul 19 2006 05:39 AM
. * * Re: longer look BillyG60   Mon Jul 31 2006 02:54 PM
. * * Re: longer look TUXIE   Sun Jun 25 2006 09:29 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? Perry   Sun Jun 04 2006 08:09 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? rrickynsc   Sun Jun 11 2006 12:21 AM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? Brunswick   Fri Jun 02 2006 04:00 AM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? AgnesOfHell   Thu Jun 01 2006 11:36 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? ClarkModerator   Fri Jun 02 2006 01:03 AM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? ClarkModerator   Thu Jun 01 2006 04:35 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? rrickynsc   Thu Jun 01 2006 04:52 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? latemodel52   Thu Jun 01 2006 04:00 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? pastord   Mon Jun 12 2006 12:03 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? ClarkModerator   Thu Jun 01 2006 05:20 PM
. * * Re: Is the Georgia coast a dead zone for direct hurricane hits? madmumbler   Fri Jun 02 2006 10:13 PM

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