Hurricanes in Georgia (U.S. State): Hurricane Opal, Tropical Storm Bill, Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Alberto Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781233156979

Published: August 20th 2011

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Hurricanes in Georgia (U.S. State): Hurricane Opal, Tropical Storm Bill, Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Alberto  by  Source Wikipedia

Hurricanes in Georgia (U.S. State): Hurricane Opal, Tropical Storm Bill, Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Alberto by Source Wikipedia
August 20th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 68 pages | ISBN: 9781233156979 | 6.21 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Hurricane Opal, Tropical Storm Bill, Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Alberto,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Hurricane Opal, Tropical Storm Bill, Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Alberto, Hurricane Eloise, Hurricane David, Tropical Storm Barry, Hurricane Donna, 1941 Florida hurricane, Subtropical Storm Andrea, 1910 Cuba hurricane, Tropical Storm Keith, Tropical Storm Marco, Tropical Storm Tammy, Effects of Hurricane Dennis in Georgia, Hurricane Babe, Tropical Storm Arlene, Tropical Storm Isidore, Georgia - South Carolina hurricane of 1940, 1982 Florida subtropical storm, Hurricane Agnes, Subtropical Storm Alpha, Tropical Storm Jerry, Hurricane Florence, 1898 Georgia hurricane, Tropical Storm Isabel, 1893 Sea Islands hurricane, Tropical Depression Seven.

Excerpt: Hurricane Opal was a Category 4 hurricane that formed in the Gulf of Mexico in September 1995. Opal was the ninth hurricane and the strongest of the abnormally active 1995 Atlantic hurricane season. It crossed the Yucat n Peninsula while still a tropical depression from September 27, then strengthened northward in the Gulf, becoming the most powerful Category 4 Atlantic hurricane before making a second landfall, October 4, in the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola as a 115-mph (185-km/h) hurricane.

Opal devastated the Pensacola/Panhandle area with a 15-ft (5-m) storm surge and travelled up the entire state of Alabama, becoming a tropical storm in Tennessee. Opal also caused heavy damage in the mid-Atlantic states before dissipating. Afterward, 50 people had died from flooding by Opal in Guatemala and Mexico, with another 13 deaths in the United States directly or indirectly related to Opal.

Preliminary damage estimates were $3 billion, the costliest so far in this season. The name Opal was retired in 1996, replaced by Olga for the 2001 season. Storm pathOn September 11, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) began monitoring a tropical wave off the...



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