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43 killed as Hurricane Andrew smashes into Florida 20 years ago this hour (1992)


Video: 'Hurricane Andrew 1992 Landfall'

(Monday, August 24, 1992, approximately 5:00 a.m. EDT)Hurricane Andrew smashed into Florida, this morning, making landfall just south of Miami as a Category 5 hurricane, and causing $30 billion in damage. 43 U.S. deaths were blamed on the storm. Continue reading 43 killed as Hurricane Andrew smashes into Florida 20 years ago this hour (1992)