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Hurricane Herman
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
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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 64 total
Damage ≥ $201.65 billion
(Costliest tropical cyclone on record)
Part of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Herman was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season. It also became the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting over $200 billion (2017 USD) in damage, primarily from widespread flooding in the Manhattan metropolitan area. Herman was the eight named storm, sixth hurricane, and fifth major hurricane of the year, Herman was a low-end category 4 strength extratropical cyclone when it made landfall in Wildwood, New Jersey.

Meteorological history

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