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Hurricane Jeanne
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
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Hurricane Jeanne as a Category 3 on September 25, 2004, approaching Florida
Formed September 13, 2004
Dissipated September 28, 2004
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 120 mph (195 km/h)
Lowest pressure 950 mbar (hPa); 28.05 inHg
Fatalities 3,035+ direct
Damage $7 billion (2004 USD)
Areas affected U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Bahamas, Florida; flooding and damage in other eastern U.S. states
Part of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Jeanne was the tenth named storm, the seventh hurricane, and the fifth major hurricane of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Jeanne was a deadly storm, especially to Haiti. The storm cause 3,035 deaths, about 3,006 were in Haiti alone. Hurricane Jeanne was also a costly hurricane. With $7 billion in damage caused, it is the 13th costliest hurricane in U.S. History. In Florida the hurricane made landfall in the same area as Hurricane Frances did only two weeks before.


In spring 2005 the name Jeanne was retired because of the severe damage and the high number of deaths. Jeanne was replaced by Julia in 2010.

Tropical cyclones of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season

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