10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

POSTED: 11:30 AM PDT August 25, 2011    UPDATED: 10:23 AM PDT September 19, 2013 

As Hurricane Manuel pounds Mexico's Pacific Coast, take a look back at the 10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.

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2. Okeechobee Hurricane (1928) -- In South Florida, at least 2,500 were killed when a storm surge from Lake Okeechobee breached the dike surrounding the lake, flooding an area covering hundreds of square miles.