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Upper Texas Coast Tropical Cyclones in the 1980s

[Details of Storms in 1980s]

 


Map of 1980s Storms

 

NAME CLASS /
LANDFALL
DATE DATA
(kts/mbs)
AFFECTS
ALLISON Tropical Storm /
N Matagorda Peninsula
6/26/89 Pk. Wnd - 45 kt
Pressure - 1001mb
Heavy rain producer, 3-5 foot storm surge, 11 drowning deaths
CHANTAL Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Near High Island
8/1/89 Pk. Wnd - 70 kt
Pressure - 984mb
Heavy rain and beach erosion, 2 weak tornadoes; 13 deaths
JERRY Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Near Jamaica Beach
10/15/89 Pk. Wnd - 75 kt
Pressure - 983mb
7 foot tides, 2 to 5 inch rains, 6 weak tornadoes
UNNAMED Tropical Storm /
Bolivar Peninsula near Gilchrist
8/9/87 Pk. Wnd - 40 kt
Pressure - 1009mb
Heavy rains (3 to 7 inches) in Louisiana
BONNIE Hurricane - Cat. 1 /
Upper TX Coast west of Sabine
6/26/86 Pk. Wnd - 75 kt
Pressure - 992mb
2 to 5 foot tides, 13 inch rains S. Polk County, widespread minor damage ($1 million)
ALICIA Hurricane - Cat. 3 /
W end of GLS Island
8/18/83 Pk. Wnd - 100 kt
Pressure - 963mb
$2 billion damage, 21 deaths, Seabrook surge - 12', 23 tornadoes, >11 inches rain E side of Houston
CHRIS Tropical Storm /
TX-LA coast
9/11/82 Pk. Wnd - 55 kt
Pressure - 994mb
5-6' tides, wind gusts to 70 mph, 6" rain, tornadoes in LA
DANIELLE Tropical Storm /
Galveston
9/5/80 Pk. Wnd - 40 kt
Pressure - 1004mb
17" rain at Port Arthur

 


[Details of Storms in 1980s]

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