No other state gets hit by hurricanes as often as Florida

Updated 12:41 PM ET, Mon September 11, 2017

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When it comes to hurricanes, Florida may as well have a target on its back.

Counting Irma, Florida has now sustained 117 direct hits by hurricanes in recorded history -- far more than any other US state, according to NOAA. That's almost twice as many major storms as have hit the runner-up, Texas.