Michael Mann says he is not only a Nobel Prize winner but also an expert on hurricanes.
“Category 4 : “Catastrophic damage will occur: Well-built framed homes can sustain severe damage with loss of most of the roof structure and/or some exterior walls. Most trees will be snapped or uprooted and power poles downed. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.”
Hurricane Andrew 1992
Global accumulated cyclone energy is running at historical lows.