This year's hurricane season began on June 1 and continues through November 30. The National Hurricane Center's list of names for 2013 includes this year's first named storm, Andrea, as well as Chantal, Humberto, Karen, Rebekah, and Wendy. Read about some of the storms of the past and how they have affected the people in their paths.
Florida's hurricane history by Jay Barnes ; foreword by Steve Lyons
Storm of the century: the Labor Day hurricane of 1935 by Willie Drye