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Hurricane Erie On June 12 3005 Hurricane Erie made land fall on the coast of Virginia At 456am the eye of Hurricane Erie had moved across the city of Fredericksburg Hurricane Erie huddled over the town of Fredericksburg for an amazingly twenty-four hours Those twenty-four hours set a record for the most consecutive hours a hurricane sustained in one area Most hurricanes do not stay in one are for more than ten hours One day later the town of Fredericksburg was no longer a town Fredericksburg was completely destroyed In that twenty-four hour span five thousand people lost their lives High winds storm surges and waves and flooding were the reasons Fredericksburg was no longer on the map Hurricane Erie was categorized as a category five on the Saffir-Simpson Scale A category five means that the intensity of the winds was exceeding one hundred fifty five miles an hour The actual recorded wind speed of Hurricane Erie was one hundred seventy miles an hour These winds caused trees to be lifted from their roots and become flying missiles These trees slammed into houses breaking windows screened porches and the structure of the house High-rise buildings crumpled to the ground The winds took mobile homes and threw them twenty feet into the air Mrs Abis mobile home was found six miles from the original location Many people lost their cars and boats Their cars were flipping upside down and some were wrapped around trees Their boats had either sunk or where in the ground An estimate of twenty-five billion dollars was the cost alone on wind damage The storm surge caused waves over thirty feet high A storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm The waters were so strong that they eroded the beach The once beach called Fun was now part of the Atlantic Ocean Buildings and homes were
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