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Hurricane Alicia occured in 1983 it was the first hurricane to make landfall on the U.S. mainland since Hurricane Allen hit South TX August 9th 1980. The hurricane was a categorey 3, the winds were 96mph but the gusts were 127mph. The rain fall exceeded 5 inches in most places, and the east side of Huston reached 11 inches. Twenty three tornadoes were recorded during the hurricane.

Hurricane Isabel, part of the 2003 Atlantic hurricane season, as seen from the International Space Station. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Weather Forecasting (Grades K-12)

Hurricane Allen near Brownsville, TX in 1980

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View from a Vehicle of Hurricane Allen Striking Corpus Christi

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The equestrian life has a style all of its own.... one that I have come to love. Check out these drool worthy equestrian style spaces.

The equestrian life has a style all of its own. Check out these drool worthy equestrian style spaces.

<p>Once necessary, now a fanciful finishing touch, wall sconces are always in style. In its polished nickel finish with a mirror shine, the Tristan wall-mounted hurricane gleams.   </p>

Once necessary, now a fanciful finishing touch, wall sconces are always in style. In its polished nickel finish with a mirror shine, the Tristan wall-mounted hurricane gleams.

Allen Crystal Hurricane - Vases & Candle Holders   Home - RalphLauren.com

Allen Crystal Hurricane

Allen Crystal Hurricane - Vases & Candle Holders Home - RalphLauren.com

Bob Dylan crosses all generations. So happy to have so many Bob memories with my dad!

Bob Dylan "People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.

10 Mocktails (non-alcoholic cocktails/virgin drinks) Fit For Any Occasions

10 Mocktails, Non-Alcoholic Cocktails, and Virgin Drinks

Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Ingredients: 4 ounces light rum 4 ounces dark rum 2 ounces grenadine, or passion fruit syrup 2 ounces fresh orange juice 2 ounces sour mix, or fresh lime juice 2 teaspoon superfine sugar Orange wedges, for garnish

Using a wreath as a centerpiece.../

Wreath centerpiece on silver cake stand. Could also put a candle in the center of the wreath. Really like the silver candle holders in the glass lanterns too.

Ibereo Star Conference Hall. This is where my wife and I spent 2 days with 2000 other stranded hurricane Wilma people in 2005, with no AC and way to close of sleeping on the floor. Forming in mid October, Wilma took on the characteristics of another powerful hurricane that formed in a similar location and time of year, Hurricane Mitch. However, when Wilma was all said and done, it surpassed not only Mitch, but also Hurricane Allen (1980), the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, and Hurricane…

Ibereo Star Conference Hall. This is where my wife and I spent 2 days with 2000 other stranded hurricane Wilma people in 2005, with no AC and way to close of sleeping on the floor. Forming in mid October, Wilma took on the characteristics of another powerful hurricane that formed in a similar location and time of year, Hurricane Mitch. However, when Wilma was all said and done, it surpassed not only Mitch, but also Hurricane Allen (1980), the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, and Hurricane…

White candles in unique hurricanes are luxurious with oversized gems.

02 17 Rustic Ideas Plum Pretty Sugar

White candles in unique hurricanes are luxurious with oversized gems.: White candles in unique hurricanes are luxurious with oversized gems.

Create a simple spring centerpiece with a large glass hurricane, sand, and a candle.

Simple Centerpiece Idea

Create this simple centerpiece (perfect for a dining room table or sideboard) in three simple steps. I found the large glass vase and candle at HomeGoods for a steal! Make a statement with this easy decor idea.

#NOAA #predicts above normal #hurricane season...

NOAA predicts above normal hurricane season