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Galveston Hurricane of 1900

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Galveston Hurricane of 1900 Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)

Track map of the hurricane.
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Formed August 27, 1900
Dissipated September 12, 1900
Highest
winds 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
 
Lowest pressure 936 mbar (hPa; 27.65 inHg)
Fatalities 600012,000 direct
Damage $20 million (1900 USD)
$483 million (2006 USD)
Areas
affected Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, south Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas (particularly around Galveston), much of the Central United States, Great Lakes region, Atlantic Canada
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