10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

POSTED: 11:30 AM Aug 25 2011   UPDATED: 7:08 AM Aug 07 2014

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

Deadliest Hurricanes - okeechobee
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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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