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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1930s

[Details of Storms in 1930s]

 


Map of 1930s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
SW LA
8/14/38 Pk. Wnd - 65 kt
Pressure - NA
High tides only effect along upper TX coast
T. STORM Tropical Storm /
Freeport
10/17/38 Pk. Wnd - 35 kt
Pressure - 1006mb
Only produced squally weather
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 1* /
Aransas Pass
7/25/34 Pk. Wnd - 60 kt
Pressure - 998mb
19 deaths and many injuries; * - Hurrtrak data indicated a Category 1 status; NHC/TPC documents had peak at a Category 2
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Remained offshore parallel to GLS coast
8/27/34 Pk. Wnd - 70 kt
Pressure - NA
Only impact on TX coast was high tides and small amounts of rain
T. STORM Tropical Storm /
Just E of Matagorda
7/23/33 Pk. Wnd - 40 kt
Pressure - NA
Great rain producer; averaged 12.5" over 25,000 sq. mile area
HURRICANE Hurricane - Cat. 4 /
Central GLS Island
8/14/32 Pk. Wnd - 125 kt
Pressure - 925mb
40 killed; $7.5 million damage

 


[Details of Storms in 1930s]

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