Top 10 Weather Events of 2008

Staff at the National Weather Service Lake Charles office were polled at the end of 2008 to determine what they felt were the Top 10 Weather Events of 2008, based on several factors, including severity of the weather event, degree of impact to the region, uniqueness of the meteorology, historical factors, etc.  Below are the results of that poll, with links to webpages with more information on each weather event.

#1 HURRICANE IKE
#2 DECEMBER 11 RECORD SNOW
#3 HURRICANE GUSTAV
#4 MAY 15 TORNADO OUTBREAK
#5 JANUARY 19 WINTER STORM
#6 MAY 22 FLASH FLOODING
#7 MARCH 17 HIGH WINDS
#8 TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD
#9 DECEMBER 9 TORNADOES
#10 FEBRUARY 16 SEVERE WEATHER
 

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