Hurricane Jeanne facts for kids
|Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|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|
|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.
- See also: List of retired Atlantic hurricane names
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.
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Damaged signs in Orlando, Florida caused by Jeanne.
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