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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1900s

[Details of Storms in 1900s]

 


Map of 1900s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 3 /
Freeport
7/21/09 Pk. Wnd - 95 kt
Pressure - 982mb
Storm surge reached 10'; 41 killed in TX; Was a Category 4 well offshore, but weakened to a Category 3 while influencing the upper Texas coast
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Aransas Pass
6/26/02 Pk. Wnd - 80 kt
Pressure - NA
Curved just offshore before landfall near Matagorda
T. STORM Tropical Storm /
Matagorda
7/10/01 Pk. Wnd - 40 kt
Pressure - NA
Crops damaged by wind and rain
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 4 /
Galveston
9/9/00 Pk. Wnd - 115 kt
Pressure - 964mb
Greatest disaster in U.S.history; More than 8,000 killed mainly from storm surge; 20 foot tides

 


[Details of Storms in 1900s]

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