The Great Labor Day Hurricane was the most powerful ever recorded in the United States?

The strongest hurricane ever to hit the U.S. is The Great Labor Day Storm on September 2, 1935 in Florida. One of just three Category 5 Hurricanes to make landfall in the U.S., the Great Labor Day Storm reached sustained winds of 200 miles per hour and a 15-foot storm surge, causing 423 deaths in Florida.The strongest hurricane ever to hit the U.S. is The Great Labor Day Storm on September 2, 1935 in Florida. One of just three Category 5 Hurricanes to make landfall in the U.S., the Great Labor Day Storm reached sustained winds of 200 miles per hour and a 15-foot storm surge, causing 423 deaths in Florida.

Source, National Weather Service

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