Typhoon Bolaven
Typhoon Bolaven was predicted to be the worst storm to hit Okinawa in nearly two decades, Kadena lucked out as the storm produced wind speeds between 67 and 83 mph on base.The eye of the storm passed over Nago, 14 miles north of Kadena, but damage from the typhoon was minimal compared to similar-sized storms of the past. (Courtesy graphic)

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