10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

Published On: Aug 25 2011 01:30:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 07 2014 09:08:16 AM CDT

As two hurricanes barrel toward the Hawaiian Islands, take a look back at the 10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.

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2. Okeechobee Hurricane (1928) -- In South Florida, at least 2,500 were killed when a storm surge from Lake Okeechobee breached the dike surrounding the lake, flooding an area covering hundreds of square miles.

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