Century of Florida hurricanes

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Florida has seen a lot of hurricanes come and go. Lazaro Gamio for the Washington Post looks at all the hurricanes that made their way towards the state over the past 100 years.

The thought of a hurricane freaks me out. This must be how non-Californians feel about earthquakes.

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