Hurricane Bonnie (1998)

Category 3 Atlantic hurricane in 1998

Hurricane Bonnie was a strong Atlantic tropical cyclone in late August 1998. The storm was a major hurricane with winds near 115 miles per hour (185 kilometres per hour).

Bonnie made landfall near Wilmington and Cape Fear, North Carolina as a strong Category 2 hurricane early on August 27.[1] The storm also caused damage in southeastern Virginia.[2]

The storm killed five people, two directly.

Damage from the storm was near $1 billion.


  1. "Hurricane Bonnie". NOAA. Archived from the original on September 17, 2008. Retrieved June 10, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Virginia Hurricanes". The Virginia Department of Emergency Management. Archived from the original on September 4, 2005. Retrieved June 10, 2018.