Crefl1 143 A2004249133000-2004249133500 500m.jpg 2,708 × 4,060; 2.23 MB With wind speeds topping 260 kilometers per hour (160 mph), Hurricane Ivan is roaring through the Caribbean as a deadly Category 5 storm. Hurricane Ivan was the strongest hurricane of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season.The storm formed as a Cape Verde-type hurricane in early September, and became the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane, and the fourth major hurricane of the year.Ivan reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, the highest possible category and the only one of the season. In the Caribbean, Ivan became a category 5 hurricane, with winds of 160 m.p.h., on the 9th when it was south of the Dominican Republic, and on two occasions the minimum pressure fell to 910 mb. maximum sustained winds are near 135 mph...with higher gusts. The National Hurricane Center in Miami projected that Ivan will drop to a Category 3 or 4 by the time it makes landfall late Wednesday or early … Media in category "Effects of Hurricane Ivan" The following 21 files are in this category, out of 21 total. Hurricane Ivan was a long-lived hurricane that made landfall twice along the U.S. coast and reached Category 5 strength three times. Hurricane Ivan had winds of 130 miles per hour when it came ashore.

Developing from a tropical wave that moved off the west coast of Africa on August 31, 2004, Hurricane Ivan moved west over the next two weeks, passing near Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and the western tip of Cuba. The cyclone was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the active 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Ivan - Threatens Our Heritage Hurricane Ivan was a large, long-lived, Cape Verde-type hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and United States. Ivan was a category 3 hurricane when the center passed about 7 miles south of Grenada, a path that took the northern eyewall of Ivan directly over the island. The cyclone was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the active 2004 Atlantic hurricane season.Ivan formed in early September, and reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). Hurricane Ivan was one of the most destructive hurricanes to impact Alabama in modern times. On September 16, Ivan center came ashore as a category 3 just west of Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Weakened to a Category 4 hurricane after passing Jamaica, Ivan regained strength and by Sunday evening was again a Category 5 storm, with … Hurricane Ivan was a large, long-lived, Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and United States. The cyclone was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the active 2004 Atlantic hurricane season.Ivan formed in early September, and reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Ivan Tracker.