Major hurricanes, devastating wildfires, a drought and a series of extreme storms ran up the count of billion-dollar U.S. climate and weather disasters.
Updated Feb. 6 with final 2018 disaster data.
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Original Title: Hurricane Michael Cost This Military Base About $5 Billion, Just One of 2018's Weather Disasters
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