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Hurricane Andrew began as a tropical wave that crossed the west coast of Africa into the tropical North Atlantic on August 14, 1992. Two days later, after it passed just south of the Cape Verde islands, the wave became a... More »

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Hurricane Andrew formed from a tropical wave near Africa, according to the University of Rhode Island. The storm grew to a tropical depression and then a tropical storm as it moved across the ocean. Eventually, the wind ... More »

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Hurricane Andrew occurred over a period of 12 days, from August 16, 1992 to August 28, 1992, and it was most destructive in South Florida. Louisiana and the Bahamas experienced major damage as well. More »

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Hurricane Andrew formed from a tropical wave near Africa, according to the University of Rhode Island. The storm grew to a tropical depression and then a tropical storm as it moved across the ocean. Eventually, the wind ... More »

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Hurricane Andrew was directly responsible for 23 deaths in the United States and three in the Bahamas. NOAA also lists 39 indirect deaths as a result of the storm, bringing the total to 65. More »

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