CBO: Obamacare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments-

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Insurance companies would raise premium prices about 20 percent for ObamaCare plans if President Trump ends key payments to insurers, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

At the request of House Democratic leadership, CBO estimated what would happen if the payments to insurers ended after December. Under this scenario, CBO staff said, insurers would know by the end of August that the payments would be ending.

Premiums for silver plans would be 25 percent higher by 2020, according to CBO. The analysis also found that halting payments would increase the federal deficit by $194 billion through 2026.

Cost-sharing reduction payments (CSRs) are made to insurers, compensating them for discounting out-of-pocket costs for certain enrollees. Insurers have been pleading for certainty from the administration on whether they’ll continue to receive the payments, which total about $7 billion for fiscal 2017.

The administration has been making these payments on a monthly basis, but Trump has threatened to halt the funds, calling the money “bailouts” for insurance companies.

Democrats said Trump will own any premium increases if he ends the payments.

“Try to wriggle out of his responsibilities as he might, the CBO report makes clear that if President Trump refuses to make these payments, he will be responsible for American families paying more for less care. He’s the President and the ball is his court – American families await his action,” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a statement.

The White House pushed back on the CBO’s analysis, calling it flawed.

“Regardless of what this flawed report says, Obamacare will continue to fail with or without a federal bailout. Premiums are accelerating, enrollment is declining, and millions are seeing their options dwindling,” Ninio Fetalvo, a White House spokesman, wrote in an emailed statement.

No decisions have been made on if CSR payments will continue, Fetalvo wrote, adding that ObamaCare “must be repealed and replaced.”

If the payments ended, according to CBO, some carriers would withdraw from ObamaCare and about 5 percent of people would live in an area without any options on the exchanges in 2018. But by 2020, CBO estimates more insurers would participate again, so that most areas would be covered.

The number of people without insurance would be slightly higher next year but a little lower in 2020, according to the analysis. While ending the payments would boost premiums, many people would be cushioned from the impact because federal tax credits rise automatically when premiums do.

Meanwhile, the Senate Health Committee will hold hearings on a bipartisan, short-term stabilization measure the first week of September. The goal, according to Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), is to craft a bill by mid-September that includes funding the payments to insurers.

Last week, the administration extended the deadline for carriers to finalize how much their premiums will cost on HealthCare.gov. That date is now Sept. 5, and insurers sign contracts locking them into selling plans Sept. 27.

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FBI reopens search for Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting records

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Last week, we reported that newly released documents indicated that ABC News inquired about the meeting and that the Lynch Justice Department press officer to contact two associates about the inquiry, apparently alarmed that there was an inquiry into the matter, and now it appears the FBI is “reopening” a search for more documents related to that meeting.

This video was from that previous report.

Finally Some Information Is Starting To Come Out About Bill Clinton & Loretta Lynch’s Secret Tarmac Meeting! Judicial Watch reported, “One email exchange shows that Former Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik was brought in to assist with public relations issues on June 28, 2016, the day after the tarmac meeting. (Kadzik is a longtime friend of John Podesta and a Hillary Clinton donor, who was criticized as being conflicted when he was assigned as the Justice Department attorney to oversee the probe of Hillary Clinton’s and her aide Huma Abedin’s emails found on Anthony Wiener’s computer.)”

“Melanie Newman, director of the Justice Department Public Affairs Office, sent an email to Richard P. Quinn, former national security assistant special agent, and Michael P. Kortan, who is currently the assistant director for Public Affairs for the FBI, advising them she wanted to “flag a story” about “a casual, unscheduled meeting between former President Bill Clinton and the AG.” And she provides the AG’s talking points,” Judicial Watch added.

“It is jaw-dropping that the Trump administration is blacking out key information about how the Obama Justice Department tried to spin Loretta Lynch’s scandalous meeting with Bill Clinton,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “President Trump should order the full and immediate release of these materials.”

The government watchdog group also said on Friday, “We have begun to see how the Trump administration responds over time to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) queries, especially our requests regarding shady dealings in the Obama administration.  We aren’t encouraged.  One must wonder if Obama holdovers at the Department of Justice (DOJ) are still calling the shots, or whether President Trump’s appointees simply don’t care about battling government corruption and enforcing the rule law.”

Now, it’s being reported that the FBI has, in fact, “reopened” its search for documents pertinent to the infamous 2016 Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting.

Fox News reports: The FBI has “reopened” its consideration of a request for records on the infamous 2016 tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, the group behind that request told Fox News.

American Center for Law and Justice President Jay Sekulow called the development a “positive sign,” in an interview Wednesday on “Fox & Friends.”

Sekulow said the FBI sent him a letter saying it had reopened his Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to the June 2016 meeting.

At first, the FBI and DOJ said they did not have documents detailing the tarmac meet-up, before recently releasing a batch of emails.

They are now searching for more records.

“While we appreciate that the FBI has ‘reopened’ the case file and is now ‘searching’ for documents responsive to our duly submitted FOIA request from more than a year ago, it stretches the bounds of credulity to suggest that the FBI bureaucracy just discovered that ‘potentially responsive’ records ‘may exist’ on its own accord,” Sekulow said in a written statement.

FBI’s newest letter to the ACLJ – dated one week after the government watchdog group accused the government of lying to them about the existence of records – now states that “records potentially responsive to your request may exist.”

According to documents released by ACLJ, Loretta Lynch used the alias “Elizabeth Carlisle” for official emails as attorney general. Why that is allowed, one can only guess.

Critics of doing so argue that such aliases can result in some requested emails to and from officials going undetected.

Sekulow, who also serves on President Trump’s legal team, said the ACLJ will continue to “press on in our legal fight to ensure that the details of the secret Clinton-Lynch meeting and the subsequent cover-up and withholding of information from the public comes to light.”

Sekulow said that he will “legally hold the FBI’s feet to the fire” and even got to court to obtain remaining documents.

Sekulow’s organization has already clashed with the Justice Department over heavily redacted documents they have released.

According to a letter to Fox News by a Justice Department spokesperson, the areas that were redacted pertain to “certain inter- and intra-agency communications protected by the deliberative process privilege, and information release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of the personal privacy of third parties.”

Wait, I thought this half hour conversation was only about golf and grandchildren… Friends, there is no “search” for requested records.  There is simply coverup of records that have been discovered.

While there may be remaining documents, the reality is that the heavily redacted documents handed over by the DOJ are equivalent to Lynch’s predecessor and criminal Attorney General Eric Holder, who gave hundreds of pages of this kind of stuff to Congress when they demanded to know about his illegal gun trafficking in Operation Fast and Furious.

In the words of Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah, “The only people that don’t want to disclose the truth, are people with something to hide.”

source-freedom outpost, tim brown, newman, melaine, kortan, michael, quinn, richard, fitton, tom, fox, sekulow, jay,

 

 

selective outrage: sen. Robert Byrd, democrat KKK leader and more

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Hate is hate, dead is dead. We should stop politicizing bigotry and violence by demonizing some demographics and giving others a veritable pass.

The demonstration by white nationalist haters in Virginia last weekend resulted from the removal a statue of confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Confederate flag and statue controversies are raging throughout the South. Some view Confederate symbols as disgusting tributes to slave states defeated in the Civil War. Others warn against censoring symbols of a history we should never forget. On the margins are people who wish the South had won.

The movement to eradicate confederate symbols began with then-Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican later nominated by President Donald Trump as American Ambassador to the United Nations. Haley demanded removal of the Confederate flag from a Confederate war memorial on property of the South Carolina Capitol in 2015.

Haley’s order came after 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed nine Christians at a Charleston, S.C., church. His website displayed selfies with a Confederate flag, and Haley called the flag a symbol of “a brutally offensive past.”

Hillary Clinton followed suit, saying the Confederate flag “shouldn’t fly anywhere.”

It is easy to understand why politicians on the right and left agree on banishing symbols considered hateful.

By contrast, it is hard to understand our culture’s selective outrage toward acts and symbols of hate.

As explained in this space six months ago, the name Robert C. Byrd adorns at least 55 buildings and public works projects. That includes two federal courthouses. The West Virginia Capitol features a statue of Byrd.

Byrd was an unrepentant organizer of the Ku Klux Klan, which lives on as a deadly racist hate group. Byrd recruited 150 members into a new chapter he ran as the “Exalted Cyclops” in the 1940s.

Twenty years later, Byrd filibustered the Civil Rights Act. Almost 40 years after that, Byrd told Fox News Sunday our country’s race problems are “largely behind us,” we “talk too much about race,” and then he repeatedly used the N-word on national TV.  Byrd served 57 years in Congress, through 2010. Colleagues elected him Senate majority leader. As the Senate’s president pro tempore four times, he was four times the third person in presidential succession after the vice president and Speaker of the House.

Five years before Clinton denounced the Confederate flag, she declared former Klan leader Byrd her “friend and mentor.” She never recanted. Byrd’s name remains on buildings, highways and dams.

Our colleagues at the Washington Examiner highlighted another sign of selective outrage Monday.

“The same stigma (rightly) attached to Confederate symbolism is strangely absent with regard to communist symbolism,” explained author Michael Rubin. “Communism, after all, is an ideology that has led to the deaths of almost 100 million people. While men like Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara may have become folk heroes for some on the political Left, they were in reality sociopathic mass murderers.”

We can’t imagine young Americans wearing T-shirts featuring Timothy McVeigh or David Duke, yet they sport Guevara in droves like he fronts their favorite rock band.

It is hard to forget the relative lack of proportionally appropriate outrage each time hate-filled Islamic terrorists kill domestically or abroad.

After an Islamic terrorist killed 23 adults and children in Manchester Arena in May, The Daily Caller documented how some people on social media seemed “more concerned about hurting the feelings of Muslim people.” The article published Tweets by verified Twitter users, in the immediate aftermath of the attack, expressing more concern about Islamaphobia than the injured or dead.

After an Islamic terrorist killed 49 and injured 58 at a Florida nightclub in 2016, ThinkProgress.org published a story decrying how the tragedy fueled “Islamaphobia.”

A March 14 Huffington Post article told us “Terrorism Fears Don’t Justify Islamaphobia.” True.

The article advocated fear of white American men, instead, claiming: “violent acts and plots orchestrated by far-right individuals and groups, such as neo-Nazis and white supremacists, are just as much, if not more, of a problem in the U.S.”

Only, that is, if one isolates data from short windows of time between major terror attacks conducted by Islamic radicals.

The Cato Institute’s Alex Nowrasteh ran the numbers for the past 25 years and found terrorists have killed 3,350 people on American soil since 1992. Islamic terrorists committed 92 percent of those murders, mostly with multiple attacks on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Nationalist and/or right-wing terrorists committed 6.9 percent of domestic terror killings, mostly with one bomb outside the Oklahoma City federal building on the morning of April 19, 1995.

People killed by hate are no less dead if the bigot is white, black, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Republican or Democrat. Depoliticize violence based in hate. Condemn it all, without equivocation and demographic prejudice.

source-gop usa, co springs gazette, wash examiner, michael rubin, the daily caller, alex nowrasteh

Governor signs bill making Oregon first to offer free abortions for all, including illegal aliens

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a landmark bill to provide free abortions for all, including illegal immigrants, by requiring insurance companies to cover the procedures and putting taxpayers on the hook for the tab.

Tuesday’s long-awaited signing of House Bill 3391, approved by the State Legislature July 5 with no Republican votes, triggered a torrent of criticism from conservatives along with praise from the pro-choice movement.

“Thank Kate Brown for signing the nation’s most progressive reproductive health bill into law today!” NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon said in a statement.

The $10.2 million Reproductive Health Equity Act includes $500,000 for abortions for the estimated 22,873 women who would be eligible for the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s Medicaid program, “except for their immigration status.”

Under the first-of-its-kind law, most of which goes into effect immediately, Oregon insurers must provide 100 percent coverage for abortions without co-pays or deductibles.

Those covered by Providence Health Care, a nonprofit Catholic health care provider, and the only Oregon insurance company that does not cover abortions, will have expenses reimbursed by the state.

“There are many things that make Oregon a wonderful state. Unfortunately, HB 3391 is not one of them,” said Gayle Atteberry, executive director of Oregon Right to Life. “Today, Gov. Brown demonstrated her extreme bias in favor of the abortion rights lobby, disregarding thousands of future Oregonians whose lives have been further endangered by making their elimination 100 percent expense-free.”

Jonathan Lockwood, spokesman for the Oregon Senate Republicans, predicted other blue states would follow Oregon’s lead.

“Everyone in America needs to see that Oregon’s former late-term abortion-lobbyist governor Kate Brown just forced Oregonians to fund against their will late-term and sex-selective abortions,” Mr. Lockwood said in an email. “Watch out; this is coming to a state near you.”

The measure represents a badly needed lifeline for Planned Parenthood, whose national client visits have declined in the past few years from 3 million to 2.4 million, according to the organization’s annual reports.

Even in Oregon, known for its robust pro-choice laws, four Planned Parenthood facilities have shut down in the recent years as the number of abortions has decreased by 15 percent from 2011 to 2014, according to the Guttmacher Institute.

The Pro-Choice Coalition of Oregon, which includes Planned Parenthood, said it helped draw up the law making Oregon “the first state to establish comprehensive, state-funded reproductive health coverage for women categorically excluded from Medicaid based on citizenship status” and “the first to codify no-cost abortion coverage in state statute.”

“We are so grateful for the bold leadership of Gov. Brown and legislative champions who understand that Oregonians don’t want reproductive health care attacked,” said Laurel Swerdlow, advocacy director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. “Women, transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals, people of color, immigrants and people of faith are not going to silently stand around while politicians in Washington, D.C., try to take away our health care.”

Critics warned that the Oregon law would imperil the state’s federal funding because it violates the Weldon Amendment, the 2005 congressional provision that prohibits Health and Human Services funds for states that discriminate against health care providers that refuse to cover abortion.

“The saddest day of my life was when I had to vote on this bill, though of course I voted NO, there was no reason to actually run this bill at all,” state Rep. Bill Post, a Republican, said on Facebook. “Oregon should be ashamed and embarrassed.”

He added that Oregonians should keep in mind that “this is NOT just about ‘taxpayer funding’ it’s also forcing YOUR insurance, against [its] will, to include abortions in their coverage … and it’s a violation of the Weldon Act of Congress.”

Ms. Atteberry predicted the state’s abortion rate would climb as a result of the law.

“Oregon taxpayers already cover nearly 50 percent of all abortions in the state whether they like it or not,” said Ms. Atteberry. “By making abortion free, this percentage will inevitably increase. We also expect more late-term abortions, which are currently very expensive as well as risky to perform. All completely covered by either insurance companies or by the Oregon taxpayers.”

source-wash times, gop usa, gayle atteberry, jonathan lockwood, laurel swerdlow, bill post,

Graham threatens to subpoena Comey to face capitol hill grilling-

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Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday he would subpoena former FBI director James Comey to come in front of a Capitol Hill committee to face a variety of questions about the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the 2016 election.

“He’s coming one way or the other, if I have anything to do about it,” Graham said, adding that he would use a subpoena if he has to.

“We now know that he had made up his mind to exonerate [Clinton] before he even interviewed her, which is a bit odd.”

Graham then listed several reasons why he feels Comey’s June testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee contained information that conflicts with reports and leaks that have subsequently come out.

“He told the committee that the main reason he got involved in July is because [former Attorney General Loretta] Lynch met [former President] Bill Clinton on the tarmac and he thought that compromised Loretta Lynch’s impartiality, so he sorta took over the case,” Graham said.

“He also told some people that the real reason he jumped into the middle of the case in July is he thought the Russians had an email between the [Democratic National Committee] and the Department of Justice trying to rig the Clinton investigation. The real reason was not the tarmac meeting.

“I can’t make sense of this. I’m very suspicious of the timing. I’m very suspicious of the reason.”

Comey announced last summer that he would not recommend charges be brought against Clinton, who used a private email setup during her time as secretary of state (2009-2013). Several reports have since come out that seem to suggest there is much more to the story.

“There is so much to be determined here. Comey needs to come back,” Graham said. “What was his real reason for clearing Hillary Clinton? Had he made up his mind before he even talked to her?”

Trump fired Comey in May, which critics saw as a way to influence the ongoing investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

source-fox, jason devaney

How many people are killed by tornadoes in the US each year?

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There are over 80 deaths and 1,500 injuries associated with tornadoes each year in the United States

  • “How many tornadoes occur each year in the world”?
  • That is unknown. Current records indicate at least 1800 on average, but the
  • How many tornadoes occur in the US each year?
  • The U.S. averages between 1,200 and 1,300 tornadoes per year.
TORNADOES DATE DEATHS NUMBER
USA YEAR 80
WORLD YEAR 1800
USA AVERAGE YEAR 1200-1300
2008 138 1110
2010-2017 943 3627

Top 10 hurricanes to hit the USA

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  1. The Great Labor Day Storm (1935) – Florida
  2. Hurricane Katrina (2005) – Louisiana and Mississi
    3. Hurricane Camille (1969) – Mississippi, SE Louisiana

4.Hurricane Andrew (1992) – Florida and Louisiana
5. Unnamed Hurricane (1886) – Texas

  1. The Atlantic-Gulf Hurricane (1919) – Florida, Texas
  2. San Felipe-Okeechobee Hurricane (1928) – Florida
  3. Hurricane Donna (1960) – Florida to New England
  4. Unnamed Storm (1915) – New Orleans, Louisiana
  5. Hurricane Carla (1961) – Texas

Deadliest Hurricanes

 

Rank Hurricane Year Category Deaths
1. Galveston, Tex. 1900 4 8,000
2. Lake Okeechobee, Fla. 1928 4 2,500
3. Katrina (La./Miss.) 2005 3 1,800
4. Florida Keys/S. Tex. 1919 4 600
5. New England 1938 3 600
6. Florida Keys 1935 5 408
7. Audrey (SW La./N. Tex.) 1957 4 390
8. NE U.S. 1944 3 390
9. Grand Isle, La. 1909 4 350
10. New Orleans, La. 1915 4 275
10. Galveston, Tex. 1915 4 275

Costliest Hurricanes

 

Rank Hurricane Season Cost (2005 USD)
1. “Miami” 1926 $157 billion
2. “Galveston” 1900 $99.4 billion
3. Katrina 2005 $81.0 billion
4. “Galveston” 1915 $68.0 billion
5. Andrew 1992 $55.8 billion
6. “New England” 1938 $39.2 billion
7. “Pinar del Río” 1944 $38.7 billion
8. “Okeechobee” 1928 $33.6 billion
9. Donna 1960 $26.8 billion
10. Camille 1969 $21.2 billion

 

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Stock up on emergency supplies and get those galoshes ready — this year’s hurricane season is likely to be a big one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its outlook today (May 25) for the current hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. People on the Atlantic Coast should be prepared for a wet and windy 2017 hurricane season. This year, there is a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season and just a 20 percent chance of below-normal activity, NOAA reported.

Many strong storms

The above-normal designation means that people on the U.S. East Coast can expect to see between 11 and 17 “named” storms, which have sustained winds of 39 mph (62 km/h) or higher. Of those, between five and nine could become hurricanes, which are defined as storms with sustained winds of 74 mph (119 km/h) or higher. And anywhere from two to four of these storms could become major-category 3, 4 or 5 hurricanes, which means they would sustain winds of 111 mph (178 km/h) or higher. Though the outlook predicts a stormy season, there’s still substantial uncertainty in the prediction, Benjamin Friedman, NOAA’s acting administrator, said in a news briefing. Another uncertainty is whether a 25- to 40-year weather pattern known as the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) has officially ended or not. For the past few decades, the Atlantic has seen stronger-than-usual hurricane activity, thanks to the AMO. However, the past three years saw weaker hurricane activity than prior years, which suggested the AMO could be phasing out.

The odds of a quiet season are low, however. “The bottom line is, we’re expecting a lot of activity this season. Whether that’s near normal or above normal, that’s a lot of hurricanes,” Bell said in the briefing.

Be prepared

Whether it’s a strong or a weak season, however, deadly hurricanes are always a risk, and people living on the East Coast should have their disaster plans in place. For instance, despite a relatively quiet season last year, Hurricane Matthew made landfall in South Carolina and caused about $10 billion in damages. And wind speed is imperfectly correlated with damage, Friedman added. “The most dangerous part is not the wind and the rain; it’s the flooding and the storm surge that happens afterward,” Friedman said. “We need to be prepared for all of that.”

A total of 292 Atlantic tropical cyclones have produced hurricane-force winds in every state along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, as well as Pennsylvania. Florida was affected by 118 hurricanes, which is more than any other state; Texas is ranked second. Hurricane Donna affected a total of eight states—more than any other hurricane.[1]

The earliest time in the year for a hurricane to strike the nation was June 9, which was set by Hurricane Alma in 1966. The earliest major hurricane to strike the nation occurred in 1934, when an unnamed tropical cyclone made landfall on June 16. The latest in the year for a hurricane to strike the nation was on November 24 with Hurricane Iwa in Hawaii; for the Atlantic basin the latest was on November 22, which was set by Hurricane Kate in 1985. The latest in the year for a major hurricane to strike the nation was from the 1921 Tampa Bay hurricane, which moved ashore on October 25.[1]

The 1880s were the most active decade for the United States, with a total of 25 hurricanes affecting the nation. By contrast, the least active decade was the 1970s, with a total of only 12 hurricanes affecting the American coastline. A total of 33 seasons on record passed without an Atlantic hurricane affecting the country—the most recent of which was the 2015 season. Seven Atlantic hurricanes affected the country in the 1886 season, which was the year with the most United States hurricanes.[1]

Impact

As of 2007, the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 was the most intense hurricane to make landfall on the country, having struck the Florida Keys with a pressure of 892 mbar. It was one of only three hurricanes to move ashore as a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale; the others were Hurricane Camille in 1969 and Hurricane Andrew in 1992, which had a landfalling pressure of 900 mbar and 922 mbar, respectively. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was the third most intense hurricane to strike the country with a pressure of 920 mbar, though its winds were not as strong as Andrew.[2]

The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 was the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States, killing at least 8,000 people. The 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane caused at least 2,500 casualties, and in 2005, Hurricane Katrina killed about 1,500 people. In the 1893 season, two hurricanes each caused over 1,000 deaths.[2]

Accounting for inflation, nine Atlantic hurricanes caused a damage total of over $10 billion (2006 USD), including three from the 2005 season. The costliest was Hurricane Katrina, with damage amounting to $84.6 billion, though in normalized dollars it may only be second to the Great Miami Hurricane of 1926. Of the thirty costliest United States hurricanes, ten were after the year 2000.[2]

A 2010 study published in Natural Hazards Review, a journal of the American Society of Civil Engineers, “Normalized Hurricane Damage in the United State: 1900-2005” (PDF), analyzed storm-related property damage figures from 1900 through 2005 adjusted (“normalized”) for inflation, wealth and population factors over time. The study found that: 1) Using normalized figures, hurricane-related damages steadily increased from 1900 to 2005; 2) Based on the adjusted data, Hurricane Katrina is the second-most destructive storm in U.S. history. The top-ranking storm in terms of property damage is the Great Miami Hurricane of 1926, with losses between $140–157 billion in 2005 dollars; 3) While 1996–2005 was the second-most costly period for storm-related damages, the preceding periods of 1976–1985 and 1986–1995 were “anomalously benign,” accounting for only 10% of all storm damage reported since 1900; 4) Approximately 85% of all storm-related damages occur in the months of August (35%) and September (50%).[3]

HURRICANES YEAR DEATHS COST TOTAL
GALVESTON 1900 8000 166.7B
LAKE OKEECHOBEE 1928 2500 33.6B
KATRINA 2005 1800 81B
FLORIDA KEYS 1919 600
NEW ENGLAND 1938 600 39.2B
FORDIA KEYS 1935 408
AUDREY 1957 390
FLORDIA 1935 423
N E US 1944 390
GRAND ISLE 1909 350
NEW ORLEANS 1915 275
GALVESTON 1915 275 38B
MIAMI 1926 157B
GALVESTON 1900
ANDREW 1992 55.8B
PINAR DEL RIO 1944 38.7B
DONNA 1960 26.8B
CAMILLE 1969 21.2B
MATTHEW 2016 10B
ALABAMA 1852– 26
DELWARE 1878– 2
FLORDIA 1851– 87
GEORGIA 1851– 25
LOUISIANA 1852– 34
MAINE 1869– 3
MARYLAND 1878– 2
MASS 1858– 12
MISS 1852– 20
NEW HAM 1985 1
NEW JERSEY 1878– 4
NEW YORK 1858– 16
N CAROL 1857– 56
PENN 0 0
RHODE ISLAND 1858– 10
S CAROLINA 1854– 31
TEXAS 1851– 64
VA 1876– 11
HAWAII 1959– 3

source-tia ghose, noaa, benjamin friedman, amo, wikipedia, saffir-simpson,