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Hurricane Fiona

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Hurricane Fiona
Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Fiona near peak intensity southwest of Bermuda on September 22
FormedSeptember 14, 2022
DissipatedSeptember 28, 2022
(Post-tropical after September 24, 2022)
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 140 mph (220 km/h)
Lowest pressure931 mbar (hPa); 27.49 inHg
Fatalities29 total
Damage≥$3.09 billion (2022 USD)[1]
Areas affectedLeeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Lucayan Archipelago, Bermuda, Eastern Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Greenland
Part of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Fiona was a powerful tropical cyclone in mid-to-late September 2022. The storm crashed over Puerto Rico, the northern Dominican Republic, the eastern Bahamas, Bermuda and eastern Canada from Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island.[2]

Fiona killed 21 or 22 people overall. It caused over 2 billion dollars in destruction. The storm died in late September 2022. It peaked at category 4 before hitting Bermuda and eastern Canada.[3]

On March 29, 2023, the name “Fiona” was retired due to its destruction in the Caribbean and Canada, it will be replaced with “Farrah” for 2028


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  1. "Events: Hurricane Fiona". Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters. National Centers for Environmental Information. Retrieved 11 October 2022.
  2. "Hurricane Fiona September 2022". Relief Web. Retrieved September 26, 2022.
  3. Fiona Hits Parts of Canada with Flooding, Power Outages and Destruction. New York Times (Report). Retrieved September 26, 2022.