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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1960s

[Details of Storms in 1960s]

 


Map of 1960s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
ABBY Tropical Storm /
Just E of Matagorda
8/7/64 Pk. Wnd - 55 kt
Pressure - 1000mb
Formed and made landfall within 24 hours
CINDY Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Near High Island
9/17/63 Pk. Wnd - 65 kt
Pressure - 997mb
Dumped up to 23.5 inch rains in East Texas
CARLA Hurricane - Cat. 4 /
Just W of Port O'Connor
9/11/61 Pk. Wnd - 125 kt
Pressure - 986mb
175 mph gusts; 22' storm surge in Matagorda Bay; 46 dead; $408 million damage

 


[Details of Storms in 1960s]

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