Hurricane Joan-Miriam

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| colspan=2 style="text-align: center" | Part of the 1988 Atlantic hurricane season
1988 Pacific hurricane season

Hurricane Joan–Miriam
Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Joan making landfall in Nicaragua.
Formed October 10, 1988
Dissipated November 2, 1988
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
145 mph (230 km/h)
Lowest pressure 932 mbar (hPa); 27.52 inHg
Fatalities 216-334 total (all as Joan)
Damage $2 billion (1988 USD)
Areas affected Windward Islands, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama (as Joan), El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico (as Miriam), Nicaragua (as both)

Hurricane Joan was a powerful and deadly hurricane during 1988. Over 200 people died because of Joan. The hurricane reached Category 4 strength.