Hurricane Earl, one huge freakin’ storm, but did you know there are at least THREE other Hurricane Earl’s?
Hurricane Earl 1998
People killed: 3
Damages: $80 million ($107 million in 2010)
Hurricane Earl 1986
Never made it to Category 3 strength. Weak.
Hurricane Earl 1980
Never made it to Category 2 strength. No damages to land or shipping.
Hurricane Earl 2010
Damages: $150 million
So there you have it, Hurricane Earl of 2010 is the costliest Earl to have come to the east coast, but not the deadliest.