3,025 lives lost: Looking back at Hurricane Jeanne’s devastation 16 years later
That’s right, it was the year the Sunshine State was slammed by four hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne. Hurricane Jeanne was the last of of the group, making landfall early in the morning on Sept. 26, 2004, just 16 years ago this week. The Category 3 hurricane made landfall just east of Stuart, Florida on Hutchinson Island. Jeanne came onshore in the same vicinity just three weeks after Hurricane Frances,” he said. It took almost an entire weekend for the 55-mile wide eye to move across the state,” Sorrells said.
Hurricane Sally makes landfall in same place on same day as Ivan did 16 years ago
Hurricane Sally officially made landfall at 5:45 a.m. EDT on Sept. 16 as a Category 2 storm in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Sally made landfall on the 16 year anniversary of Hurricane Ivan, a Category 3 hurricane that also came ashore in Gulf Shores. Ivan officially made landfall at 3 a.m. Hurricane Ivan track from 2004Ivan at one time was an extremely powerful Category 5 storm as it moved through the Caribbean. Ivan famously made a loop-the-loop after emerging back into the Atlantic, impacting South Florida as a much weaker system.