Hurricane Karl

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The name Karl has been used to name four tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricane Karl may refer to:

  • 1980's Hurricane Karl - A hurricane that moved across the central Atlantic in late November 1980. It caused no significant effects on land.
  • 1998's Hurricane Karl - A hurricane that travelled from north of Bermuda to near the Azores. It caused no significant effects on land.
  • 2004's Hurricane Karl - A strong hurricane that formed in the mid-Atlantic and turned north, reaching Category 4 strength in open water before hitting the Faroe Islands as an extratropical storm. It caused no significant damage on land.
  • 2010's Hurricane Karl - A hurricane that formed in the Caribbean Sea on a path that took it over the Yucatán Peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico, where it rapidly strengthened before making landfall near Veracruz, Mexico as a category 3 hurricane with 115 mph (185 km/h) winds. The storm caused 5.6 billion in damage (2010 USD) and 22 deaths on its path.
  • The name Karl was not used in the 1986 or 1992 seasons because there were less than 11 storms in those two years.