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Was there ever a hurricane Allison?

Tropical Storm Allison was a major flood disaster throughout its path from Texas to the Mid-Atlantic. Allison caused approximately $8.5 billion in damage (2001 USD), making it the costliest tropical cyclone that was never a major hurricane on record in the Atlantic basin.

When was Hurricane Allison in Texas?

Tropical Storm Allison caught the city by surprise, dropping more than three feet of rain in some areas and causing deadly flooding and billions of dollars in damage. In Texas, 23 people died as a result of the storm, which formed on June 4, 2001, and then first made landfall the day after.

When did Tropical Storm Allison hit Houston?

The storm moved north across Houston on June 6, and the next day, Allison stalled near Lufkin as a depression.

What was the worst storm in Houston?

Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey was the most destructive storm in Houston’s history. The late-August storm dumped up to 60 inches of rain on southeast Texas, but the resulting damage was multiplied by actions taken – and not taken – during the past 50 years.

What was the last hurricane to hit Houston?

HOUSTON (AP) — Hurricane Nicholas made landfall along the Texas coast on Tuesday, bringing the threat of up to 20 inches of rainfall to parts of the Gulf Coast, including the same area hit by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and storm-battered Louisiana.

How long did Tropical Storm Allison last?

June 4, 2001 – June 18, 2001
Tropical Storm Allison/Dates

What storm flooded downtown Houston?

Historic Flooding of the flood, 451 properties in Downtown Houston were impacted by Hurricane Harvey in September, 2017.

How strong was Allison tropical?

Tropical storm
Tropical Storm Allison/Category

What is the strongest hurricane to hit Houston?

Harvey goes down in the record books as the largest rain event in U.S. history, with the heaviest amounts reported in Houston and Galveston. It is also the costliest hurricanes (tying with Hurricane Katrina) at $125 billion. Unfortunately, 103 people died and tens of thousands were rescued from floodwaters.

What tropical storm hit Houston?

Tropical Storm Nicholas slowed to a crawl over the Houston area on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane, knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses and dumping more than a foot of rain along an area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Where did Tropical Storm Allison hit in 2001?

Tropical Storm Allison Heavy Rains and Floods Texas and Louisiana June 2001 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Silver Spring, Maryland Cover:The photograph shows severe flooding in downtown Houston, Buffalo Bayou, Texas, on June 9, 2001.

What was the name of the first hurricane in 2001?

At 1200 UTC on June 5, the disturbance developed a broad, low-level circulation, and was classified as Tropical Storm Allison, the first storm of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. Some intensification was projected, though it was expected to be hindered by cool offshore sea surface temperatures.

How did Tropical Storm Allison affect Southeast Texas?

Allison was a small storm and the topography of Southeast Texas is rather flat; so, these two factors played a minor role. Between June 5th and the 9th, there was virtually no wind shear and no nearby weather features to affect the storm.

Where was the flooding in Houston in 2001?

Cover:The photograph shows severe flooding in downtown Houston, Buffalo Bayou, Texas, on June 9, 2001. (Courtesy of Harris County Flood Control District/Steve Fitzgerald)