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Hurricane Opal, September 27 - October 6, 1995.

United States. National Weather Service.

Hurricane Opal, September 27 - October 6, 1995.

by United States. National Weather Service.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service in Silver Spring, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Opal, 1995 -- Forecasting.,
  • Hurricane protection.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesService assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17685291M

    Hurricane Opal - September-October Yucatan to Cartersville. Hurricane OPAL (27 SEP OCT) Storm Max - Max Winds: Min Pres: Category: 4. Opal formed as a tropical depression over the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Initially forecasted to move due north and not intensify, it decided to move west into the open gulf waters which allowed. Publisher: Silver Spring, MD: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service.

    From the NHC Preliminary Report Hurricane Opal 27 September - 6 October Hurricane Opal made landfall near Pensacola Beach, Florida as a marginal Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir/Simpson Hurricane Scale, causing extensive storm surge damage . October 5, Web posted at: p.m. EDT PENSACOLA, Florida (CNN) -- This waterfront city on the Florida panhandle is a "scene of devastation" after Hurricane Opal crashed in from the Gulf of.

    Hurricane Opal in began its life as a depression off the east coast of the Yucatan peninsula. It moved northwestward over land for three days before emerging into the Gulf as Tropical Storm. Hurricane Opal's 8 to 14 foot storm surge damaged hundreds of structures along the Florida Panhandle in October (Photo courtesy UACE ). When Hurricane Opal hit the Florida Panhandle in October - it was the first major hurricane to visit the region in 20 years.


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Hurricane Opal, September 27 - October 6, 1995 by United States. National Weather Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hurricane Opal, September 27 - October 6, [United States. National Weather Service.]. The minimum central pressure of mb, with maximum sustained surface winds estimated at knots, occurred when the hurricane was centered about n mi south-southwest of Pensacola, Florida near UTC 4 October.

The peak intensity appears to have occurred near the end of an eyewall contraction Size: 75KB. Hurricane Opal, September 27 - October 6, by U.S.

Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service Call Number: C H 94/10 Univ Lib Government Hurricane Opal Bookshelves (2nd Floor South)Author: Vicki Tate. Deadly Hurricane Opal Loses Power as It Races North. See the article in its original context from October 6,Section A, Page 24 Buy Reprints.

The remnants of Hurricane Opal. Hurricane Opal () Storm Track & Details. Opal, classified as a hurricane made landfall on October 4, It affected the states of Idaho, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and New York.

Hurricane Opal formed on Septem as a tropical depression 70 miles. south-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico. The depression slowly moved west across the.

Yucatan peninsula over the next three days due to weak steering currents. The. depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Opal on the morning of September 30th. 51 rows  Hurricane Opal After a summer with very little rain, heavy rains brought flash flooding.

Hurricane Opal - OctoberA tropical wave emerged off the African coast on September 11th. It moved uneventfully across the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean over the next couple weeks. 1995. book with an area of low pressure on the 23rd in the western Caribbean, the combined system moved northwest towards the Yucatan peninsula.

The Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, and activity in began on the next day with the formation of Hurricane Allison on June 2.

It was a well-above average season in which 21 tropical depressions formed, 19 of which attained tropical storm status, and 11 of.

September 12 – 22, Category 3 hurricane: mph ( km/h) hPa ( inHg) The Caribbean, Bermuda: 8: $ billion: Opal: September 27 – October 6, Category 4 hurricane: mph ( km/h) hPa ( inHg) Guatemala, Yucatán Peninsula, Eastern United States: $ billion: Roxanne: October 7 – 21, Category. Hurricane Opal was a major hurricane that formed in the Gulf of Mexico in September Opal was the 9th hurricane of the highly active Atlantic hurricane season.

Opal was the strongest hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season. It crossed the Yucatán Peninsula while still a tropical depression from Septem then strengthened northward in the Gulf, becoming the most powerful Category. Name=Hurricane Opal Type=hurricane Year= Basin=Atl Image location=Hurricane Opal 03 oct Formed= Septem Dissipated= October 6, 1-min winds= Pressure= Da Inflated=0 Fatalities=59 direct, 10 indirectFact|date=March Areas= Guatemala, Yucatán Peninsula, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Georgia, most of.

Hurricane Opal, September 27 – October 6, While there is great discussion about the incredibly active Atlantic Hurricane Season, many people forget about the exceptionally busy season. Opal was the ninth hurricane and the strongest of the abnormally active Atlantic hurricane season. It crossed the Yucatán Peninsula while still a tropical depression from Septem 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 mph (km/h).

Hurricane Opal was a Category 4 hurricane that caused severe damage along the northern Gulf Coast of the United States in October Opal was the ninth hurricane and the strongest storm of the abnormally-active  Atlantic hurricane season. Surveillance for Injuries and Illnessesand Rapid Health-Needs Assessment Following Hurricanes Marilynand Opal, September-October Hurricanes rated a category three or greater (on a scale of one tofive) strike the United States or its territories approximately once every years (1).

Inboth a category two and category three hurricanestruck the United States within 18 days, causing. Across all impacted areas, Hurricane Opal was responsible for 63 direct fatalities, and $ billion () in damage.

Opal is ranked as the 14th costliest hurricane in U.S. history. Hurricane Opal made landfall near Pensacola Beach on October 4, Opal started on Septem just to the east of the Yucatan Peninsula.

It soon made landfall before becoming a tropical storm. As soon as it enter the Gulf of Mexico it became a tropical storm. It soon became a hurricane and strengthened fast. Hurricane Opal was stopped at a category 4 hurricane. Opal was the strongest hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season.

It crossed the Yucatán Peninsula while still a tropical depression from Septem 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 mph (km/h) hurricane.

Hurricanes that have hit the Gulf Coast over the past 25 years Timeline created by antonn Hurricane Opal Category 4 Septem October 6, Hurricane Danny.Aircraft reports and satellite estimates suggest that Opal strengthened into a hurricane near UTC 2 October while centered about nautical miles west of Merida, Mexico.

A banding type eye appeared in satellite imagery later in the day while a large amplitude mid- to upper-level trough moving into the central United States began turning.The last major hurricane to strike the Florida panhandle was Hurricane Opal in It is among a number of powerful hurricanes to hit the Sunshine State during the month of October, records show.