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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1880s

[Details of Storms in 1880s]

 


Map of 1880s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 2 /
E of Matagorda
6/17/88 Pk. Wnd - 85 kt
Pressure - NA
Struck just outside of Matagorda Bay
T. STORM Tropical Storm /
W of Freeport
7/5/88 Pk. Wnd - 50 kt
Pressure - NA
Struck Freeport area
T. STORM Tropical Storm /
Sabine Pass
6/14/86 Pk. Wnd - 50 kt
Pressure - NA
50 mph winds at Galveston
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 2 /
W of Port O'Connor
8/20/86 Pk. Wnd - 85 kt
Pressure - 984mb
Destroyed Indianola
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 2 /
S of LCH
10/12/86 Pk. Wnd - 85 kt
Pressure - NA
150 killed; flooding up to 20 miles inland
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. NA /
Remained offshore
9/20/85 Pk. Wnd - NA
Pressure - NA
Produced 6" of rain in Galveston
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. NA /
Corpus Christi
8/13/81 Pk. Wnd - NA
Pressure - NA
Called a "violent hurricane"
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. NA /
Matagorda
6/24/80 Pk. Wnd - NA kt
Pressure - 984mb
Produced 5.2" of rain in Galveston

 


[Details of Storms in 1880s]

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