The most destructive hurricanes of the last 50 years

Published: Monday, Oct. 29 2012 3:25 p.m. MDT

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Peak category: 4

Damage: 16.8 billion in southern Florida

Deaths: 22 direct deaths

Strongest winds: 117 mph gust of wind reported in Belle Glade, Florida

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: 62.05 inches of rain

Highest MB pressure: 882

Tornadoes produced: 10

Hurricane Wilma stretched from the Caribbean Sea, over to the Gulf of Mexico. Soon after it headed northeast to southern Florida, and up to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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