Hurricane Andrew (1992) I took Air Force One and the president into the fray. The Florida governor didn't let the president respond immediately for what I thought were political reasons - putting politics in front of people. ?!
1992 - Hurricane Andrew Dates active: August 16 - 28 Peak classification: Category 5 Sustained wind speed: 175 mph (280 km/h) Areas affected: Bahamas, Florida, United States Gulf Coast Deaths: 65 Damage: $26.5 billion (Pictured) A yacht beached on the road after Hurricane Andrew hit Miami, Florida.