Oviedo Dominican Republics history with tropical
systemscurrent weather(br)=brush (ts)=Tropical Storm
(bd)=Back Door,meaning coming from over land from opposite coast.Not all names
are noted,also storms before 1950 were not named.Not every stat on every storm
description is given.
within or near core
times in 145yrs end of 2016
Names from list above
|Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio |
TS=21, 48.84% H=22, 51.16%
Longest gap between storms
15 years 1934-1948
How often this area gets
brushed or hit every 3.37 years
Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds gusts for a few hours)
(13h)once every 11.15 years
Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
Statistically when this area should be affected
before the end of 2019
Last affected by
2015 Aug 28th Tropical storm Erika passes to south with 50mph winds.
1878 sept 3rd 90mph moving NW.
1886 Aug 15th just north from the ESE with 90mph winds
1899 Sept 1st, 80mph from the east turns north just west of here
1908 Sept 27th, 85mph from the ESE
1910 Sept 7th, 80mph from the east
1915 Aug 12th,105mph to the south from the ESE
1928 Aug 10th, 80mph from the ESE just south
1955 hurricane Katie press 29.05 winds 115mph hits from the south while
moving N.E on oct 17th 7 killed
1958 Aug 31st,hurricane Ella passes by just south killing 39 people with 110mph
winds from the ESE
1964 aug 24th to the south from the ESE Cleo 155mph winds causes high storm surges & kills 7 here. Hurricane hunter aircraft reports heavy damage to wings.
1966 sept 29th hurricane Inez hits with 130mph winds from the ESE press 27.79 10 ft storm surge between 75 & 100 killed,hit around noontime. 450 approx injuries.
1967 Beulah from the east sept 11 ,85mph winds gusts over 100mph 2 killed
1988 Sept 11th, 120mph winds, large hurricane Gilbert to the south from the ESE
Stat sources: NHC Track maps/hurdat2/cyclone reports | Unisys hurricane database | Hurricane reseach division
Text Sources:(alp)....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Scwartz.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Stormscaping Pamela Crawford.....Sudden Sea R.A Scotti.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....plus many more.............
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