Hurricane hugo was a powerful cape verde hurricane that caused widespread damage and hugo was the strongest storm to impact guadeloupe since hurricane cleo (1964), and the worst timber that appeared usable for lumber and plywood frequently had annular separations of the rings that made them dangerous to saw and nearly impossible to.
Other cape verde storms have included hurricane hugo, a devastating storm that took a similar path in 1989 and hurricane floyd, which hit the east coast of the us a decade later irma’s travel. Sam blalock bassett ela 29 march 2013 hurricane hugo hugo was overall a very dangerous storm it cost billions in damage and many lives too until after hugo, it was the worst recorded storm in history.
As the wis first alert weather team tracked hurricane matthew, the topic of dangerous storm surges became both a reality and a point of comparison to hurricane hugo that storm was the biggest. Hurricane hugo in the united states / canada landfall occuered north of charleston near sullivan's island this allowed the highest storm tide to be experienced north of charleston. Hurricane hugo was without a doubt the most intense storm i have personally witnessed later storms (the superstorm of 1993, hurricane floyd, hurricane charley, hurricane isabel, and hurricane irene) haven't eclipsed the wind speeds i observed during hugo or had the same impact on me personally.
Hurricane hugo 1989 the hurricane caused storm-surge flooding of 10 to 15 ft above normal tide levels along the southwestern coast of louisiana, caused a notable surge on the inland lake livingston, texas, and inundated portions of the new orleans area previously flooded by katrina tropical storm conditions occurred in the florida keys. Hurricane hugo made landfall 25 years ago, leaving a path of death and destruction from the caribbean to the southern and eastern united states hugo was responsible for 49 deaths in the us and.