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Will hurricane Earl rate in Top 10 most expensive hurricanes?

Hurricane Earl is threatening Cape Cod's expensive real estate. But it takes a lot more to be one of America's Top 10 costliest hurricanes. Which hurricanes made the list? Click the right arrow to see.

Amy and Niklas Hopkins observe the damage caused when hurricane Frances knocked a tree onto their home in Dunedin, Fla.
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10. Frances (2004) – $10.3 billion

Lasting from Aug. 25 to Sept. 10, 2004, Frances claimed seven lives as it rolled up the length of Florida, faded into a tropical depression, and moved across Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont, before blowing itself out over Canada. At the time, it caused $8.9 billion of damage, according to NOAA's Hurricane Center. In today's dollars, that works out to be $10.3 billion.


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