Transcript for By The Numbers: Record-breaking hurricane season
Today it's officially the last day of the 20/20 Atlantic hurricane season and like other 20/20 calamities we are not sorry to see it come to an end here's a look at his record breaking storm season X. By the numbers thirty named storms developed in the Atlantic basin the most in any year in recorded history thirteen of these storms became hurricanes. And six taking major hurricanes with winds of 111 miles per hour or greater that's. Twice a typical number. Louisiana was hit especially hard were five named storms made landfall a record for any American state. This season surpassed the previous record of 28 named storms in 2005 which included Hurricane Katrina. And for only the second time in history where ran out of Roman alphabet names enhanced using Greek alphabet starting of course without also the latest hurricane iota is the ninety Greek lettered storm. It unleash 160. Mile per hour winds over the Caribbean sea before battering in Nicaragua. And while the hurricane season is officially ending more storms could still develop before the 20/20 one hurricane season officially begins. Still us yet to hear on prime the Supreme Court hearings. President trump wants undocumented. Immigrants to be excluded to the maximum extent from the census in the future she is the justices agree that could have major political impacts holds planes. This series if wearing black markets around the globe and yeah is that monolith now apparently it's missing again but first a look at our top trending stories. On abcnews.com. And.
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