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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1950s

[Details of Storms in 1950s]

 


Map of 1950s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
DEBRA Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Just E of Freeport
7/24/59 Pk. Wnd - 75 kt
Pressure - 984mb
Maintained hurricane winds 100 miles inland
AUDREY Hurricane - Cat. 4 /
Just E of Sabine Pass
6/27/57 Pk. Wnd - 125 kt
Pressure - 946mb
One of strongest and deadliest June hurricanes ever; 390 dead; $150 million damage
BERTHA Tropical Storm /
Just E of Sabine Pass
8/9/57 Pk. Wnd - 60 kt
Pressure - 998mb
Heavy rains over 12 inches caused flooding

 


[Details of Storms in 1950s]

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