Tropical storm path plot shows Louisiana and Mississippi more prone to hurricane activity than other states

tropical-storm-path-plot

Hurricane Isaac and Hurricane Katrina made landfall on almost the same day on the same location, with 7 year difference. Some areas of US are just more prone to hurricane activity than others. Especially, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Here are plotted the paths of the 140 tropical cyclones – from Tropical Depression to Category 5 Hurricane – that have passed the states of Louisiana and Mississippi from 1850 until 2011 provided by NOAA Coastal Services Center.

View more: Historical Hurricane Tracks

If you value what we do here, create your ad-free account and support our journalism.

Share:

Commenting rules and guidelines

We value the thoughts and opinions of our readers and welcome healthy discussions on our website. In order to maintain a respectful and positive community, we ask that all commenters follow these rules:

  • Treat others with kindness and respect.
  • Stay on topic and contribute to the conversation in a meaningful way.
  • Do not use abusive or hateful language.
  • Do not spam or promote unrelated products or services.
  • Do not post any personal information or content that is illegal, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate.

We reserve the right to remove any comments that violate these rules. By commenting on our website, you agree to abide by these guidelines. Thank you for helping to create a positive and welcoming environment for all.

3 Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *