Hurricane Alicia 1983 Alicia formed throughout the north Gulf that is central of on August 15. It drifted gradually westward and northwestward while steadily strengthening from the 16th and seventeenth. This movement brought Alicia throughout the western end of Galveston Island, Texas as being a Category 3 hurricane on August 18. Alicia relocated northwestward into Oklahoma being a depression that is tropical August 19, then switched northward before dissipating over Nebraska in the twenty-first.
The Coast Guard cutter Buttonwood moored at Galveston reported suffered winds of 96 miles per hour with gusts to 125 miles per hour. Hobby Airport at Houston, Texas reported 94 mph sustained winds with gusts to 107 miles per hour. Gusts of wind of hurricane force in downtown Houston littered the roads with broken cup as windows broke in the high-rise buildings. Also, twenty-three tornadoes had been reported from Alicia.
Alicia had been in charge of 21 fatalities and $2 billion in damage in the us.
Hurricane Gilbert 1988 A tropical revolution leaving the coastline that is african September third developed in to the 12th tropical depression of this period on September 8th while approaching the Windward isles. The cyclone quickly strengthened to hurricane status on September tenth as being a west-northwest movement brought Gilbert positive singles to the eastern Caribbean Sea. Continue reading “The Coast Guard cutter Buttonwood moored at Galveston reported suffered winds of 96 miles per hour with gusts to 125 miles per hour.”