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The deadliest natural disaster in United States history and the fifth-deadliest Atlantic hurricane overall. Wikipedia
- Library of Congress Classification:Class F -- Local History of the United States and British, Dutch, French, and Latin America
Classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This article outlines the structure of Class F classification. Wikipedia
Since the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane database in 1851, 162 tropical cyclones peaked at Category 3 strength on the Saffir–Simpson scale in the Atlantic basin, which covers the waters of the Atlantic Ocean north of the equator, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico. Storms of such intensity have maximum sustained winds between 110–129 miles per hour (178–207 kilometres per hour). Wikipedia
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- It was devastated by the unexpected Galveston Hurricane of 1900, whose effects included massive flooding and a storm surge which nearly wiped out the town.
- The 1900 Galveston hurricane, the deadliest natural disaster to hit the United States, peaked at an intensity that corresponds to a modern-day Category 4 storm.
- The 1900 Galveston hurricane subsequently devastated that city, killing about 8,000 people or possibly as many as 12,000.
- In September 1900, months after Stamford was formed, the 1900 Galveston hurricane caused flooding in the city and reportedly killed 10 people.
- In 1900, Texas suffered the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history during the Galveston hurricane.
- In the wake of the 1900 Galveston hurricane, the inland Port of Houston was seen as a safer long-term option, and planning for a larger ship channel began.
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