Hurricane Facts

  • In 2005, Hurricanes Rita, Katrina and Wilma brought 2,375 claims to Church Mutual, reaching a total of $150 million in claims
  • The most expensive hurricane to date was Hurricane Katrina, exceeding $125 billion in losses and damages
  • On average, five out of 10 tropical storms will become hurricanes that strike the United States coastline every three years
  • The increase in sea level after a hurricane can extend hundreds of miles inland
  • At least two hurricanes every three years will have winds above 110 miles per hour, causing massive damage to infrastructures in their wake
  • Hurricane hazards come in a variety of forms, including storm surges, high winds, tornadoes and flooding
  • For details regarding the intensity and potential for damage by Category One through Category Five hurricanes, read about the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
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P.O. Box 357 | 3000 Schuster Lane | Merrill, WI 54452-0357
Telephone (800) 554-2642 or (715) 536-5577

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