Has there ever been a hurricane named Kimberly.

No, there has never been a hurricane named Kimberly. However, there was a tropical storm named Kim in 1983. It formed as a tropical depression on October 16, 1983 and grew into a tropical storm within 24 hours.

Kim moved from the Western Pacific Basin to the Indian Ocean before it dissipated on October 20, 1983. The storm caused 200 deaths and heavy damage.

The most recent major storm to hit the United States, Tropical Storm Isaac, is set to become a category 2 hurricane as it hits New Orleans, LA and much of the Gulf Coast. Winds are expected to peak at 70 MPH.

Updated on Tuesday, August 28 2012 at 08:00PM EDT
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