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                                                                                                                                                               LA                                                              Harrison - 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                      St. Tammany - 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hancock - 7
                                                           TX
                                                                                                              Orange - 7                                                                                  Orleans - 5
30°N                                                                                                                                                          Iberia - 7                                                                      30°N
                                                                                                       Jefferson - 10      Cameron - 9       Vermilion - 9
                                                                         Harris - 11                                                                                                                Jefferson - 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     St. Bernard - 7
                                                                                              Chambers - 11                                                         St. Mary - 10
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lafourche - 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Plaquemines - 15
                                                                                Galveston - 14                                                                                 Terrebonne - 12

                                                                  Brazoria - 11

                                          Jackson - 7
                                                        Matagorda - 10


                                      Calhoun - 10
                           Refugio - 10
                              Aransas - 10

               San Patricio - 9


              Nueces - 9

           Kleberg - 6




           Kenedy - 7                                                                                                                                                                                                  Total Strikes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3-4
             Willacy - 5                                                                                                                                                                                                    5-6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9 - 10
               Cameron - 4                                                                                                                                                                                                  11 - 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13 - 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15 - 16
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                                             Note: When comparing values for counties/parishes, differences in geographical size should be considered.                                                                      22 - 24



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       Total number of hurricane strikes by counties/parishes, 1926-2005
       Data from NWS NHC 46: Hurricane Experience Levels of Coastal County Populations from Texas to Maine. Jerry D. Jarrell, Paul J. Hebert, and Max Mayfield. August, 1992, with updates.

				
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