The Okeechobee Hurricane • Earth.com

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The Okeechobee Hurricane

The Okeechobee Hurricane, also known as the San Felipe Segundo hurricane of 1928, was a Category 5 that made landfall near West Palm Beach, particularly ravaging the area near Lake Okeechobee. The deadliest storm to hit the North Atlantic basin on record, the tropical cyclone killed an estimated 4,000 people.

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