Top 5 Costliest Storms for 2011

Good Morning America’s meteorologist Sam Champion reported today that 2011 was a record breaking year for weather related billion dollar disasters with 12 storms each in the billion dollar range. http://abcnews.go.com/watch/good-morning-america/SH5587637 The top 5 costliest storms for 2011 are as follows:

1. April Alabama Tornado Outbreak    $9     B
2. May Joplin Tornado Outbreak          $8     B
3. Hurricane Irene                                  $7.2  B
4. Texas Drought/Wildfires                   $5.2  B
5. Chicago Groundhog Day Blizzard    $3.9  B

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