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Hurricane Herman
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Herman peak
Hurricane Herman at its first intensity maxima near The Carolinas on October 2
Formed September 27, 2017
Dissipated October 3, 2017
Highest winds

1-minute sustained:

130 mph (205 km/h)
Lowest pressure 952 mbar (hPa); 28.11 inHg
Fatalities 273 total
Damage ≥ $201.65 billion
(Third-costliest tropical cyclone on record)
Part of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Herman was a deadly and very destructive hurricane that formed during the 2017 Atlantic season. With damages amounting to $90 billion, Herman also became the third-costliest tropical cyclone on record, behind only Hurricane Cleo earlier that year and Hurricane Katrina; primarily from widespread flooding in the Manhattan metropolitan area. Herman was the eighth named storm, sixth hurricane, and fifth major hurricane of the year.

Meteorological history

Herman 2017 track

Map plotting the track and intensity of the storm, according to the Saffir–Simpson scale