Worst hurricanes in the Atlantic*

August 19, 1991

* Inez: Sept. 24-30, 1966; Caribbean, Florida and Mexico; 293 dead.

* Beulah: Sept. 5-23, 1967; Caribbean, Mexico and Texas; 54 dead.

* Camille: Aug. 17-18, 1969; Mississippi and Louisiana; 256 dead.

* Celia: July 30 - Aug. 5, 1970; Cuba, Florida and Texas; 31 dead.

Dorothy: Aug. 20-21, 1970; Martinique; 42.

Agnes: June 19-29, 1972; Florida to New York; 118 dead; $4.7 billion damage.

* Fifi: Sept. 19-20, 1974; Honduras; 2,000 dead.

Eloise: Sept. 13-27, 1975; Caribbean and northeastern United States; 71 dead.

David: Aug. 30 - Sept. 13, 1979; Dominican Republic, Dominica and Florida, 1,200 dead.

* Frederic: Bahamas, Alabama and Mississippi; seven dead.

Allen: Aug. 4-11, 1980; Caribbean and Texas; 272 dead.

* Alicia: Aug. 17-19, 1983; Texas; 17 dead.

Juan: Oct. 26 to Nov. 6, 1985; Southeast U.S.; 97 dead.

Gilbert: Sept. 10-18, 1988; Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula; 300 dead; three deaths in Texas.

Hugo: Sept. 17-21, 1989; Caribbean islands including Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Charleston, S.C.; 56 dead in Caribbean, 29 in United States.

* Past 25 years

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