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Matagorda County Hurricanes
 



Hurricane Ruins - Palacios, Texas - August 29, 1942
 

 


Some Hurricanes on the Texas Coast
1854 - 2017

   

1854 - September 17 - 19

Hurricane damaged Matagorda

1875 - September 16

Hurricane decimated Indianola

1877 - September 16

Hurricane passed near entire Texas Coast

1886 - August 20

Hurricane decimated Indianola, town never rebuilt

1888 - June 16

Hurricane made landfall near Matagorda

1888 - July 5

Tropical storm made landfall near Matagorda

1891 - July 5

Hurricane moved inland near Matagorda

1909 - July 21

Hurricane made landfall south of Galveston

1915 - August 17

Hurricane made landfall near Matagorda

1933 - July 22

Tropical Storm made landfall near Matagorda

1938 - October 17

Tropical Storm made landfall near Matagorda

1941 - September 23

Hurricane moved inland near Matagorda

1942 - August 29 - 30

Hurricane hit Matagorda Bay (Tide at Matagorda was 14.7 feet)

1943 - July 27

Hurricane near Galveston affected Matagorda County

1945 - August 26-27

Hurricane centered in Aransas-San Antonio Bay area caused considerable damage in Matagorda County

1949 - October 3

Hurricane made landfall near Matagorda

1961 - September 8-14

Carla [struck coast on September 11]

1964 - August 7

Tropical Storm Abby

1971 - September 9-13

Hurricane Fern [struck coast on September 10]

1973 - September 4

Hurricane Delia

2003 - Juyl 15

Hurricane Claudette made landfall at Port O'Connor with damage to Palacios

2017 - August

Harvey caused flooding in Matagorda County

 

 

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Sep 10, 2017
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