A Sea of Hurricanes

By Matt Stiles | | Topics: Uncategorized

I thought moving to Texas might spare me the nuisance of hurricanes. I was wrong. Hurricane Irene is churning north through the Atlantic, threatening to knock out power in D.C. — and to do more destructive things elsewhere. With that in mind, I created this map showing all Atlantic hurricane tracks since 1970:

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Source: National Weather Service | Download shapefiles

Update: Stormpulse has interactive maps back to 1852: