FORT PIERCE MARINA TELLS A STORY OF HURRICANE FURY
May 15, 2005
Fort Pierce Marina Tells a Story of Hurricane Fury and Destruction
Marina Dockage May /June 2005
Everyone wonders how much force a well-designed marina loaded with boats can survive during a hurricane. In Florida, a portable tower weather station was set up close to Fort Pierce Marina, a municipally owned marina, and it captured the strength and fury of Hurricane Frances as it battered the marina on Sept. 4-5 2004. This is the story of how that reborn marina was caught in a most unusual and devastating storm. Where it goes from here is a work in progress.
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