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Thursday, September 23, 2010
The storm that lived forever

Here are some of the stats on Hurricane Igor:

Became a tropical storm on September 8th.
Became a hurricane on September 12.
Intensified from a Cat 1 storm to a Cat 4 storm within 24 hours.
Was a named storm for 13 days.
Had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph on Sept 13t.
Took an almost perfect track for an Atlantic Hurricane.
Sent swell to the Caribbean, Florida to Maine, Canada, and the North Atlantic.
13,943 waves ridden.
10,938 closeouts.
84 boards broken.
(okay, I made up the last few, but its not far off.)

Florida's Alek Parker, deep in the hunt.

All you really want is to drool over the best images, so here ya' go. For Hurricane Igor Gallery, click here ».