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Hurricane Audrey
June 24-28, 1957

 

Wind and Pressure Reports
Sources: U.S. Weather Bureau Post Storm Reports, FAA & WBAS Surface Observations
United States Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau
Hurricane Audrey June 27-28, 1957 in Louisiana and Mississippi
Location Minimal Sea Level Pressure Maximum Sustained Wind Peak Wind Gust
Alexandria, LA (England AFB) 978.7 mb (28.90")
6/27 @ 3:57 PM CST
49 mph (43 knots)
6/27 @ 1:57 PM CST
64 mph (57 knots)
6/27 @ 2:58 PM CST
Baton Rouge, LA (WBAS) 999.7 mb (29.52") 
6/27 @ 1:00 PM CST
41 mph (36 knots)
6/27 @ 11:50 AM CST
70 mph (61 knots)
6/27 @ 11:50 PM CST
Bay St. Elaine, LA 1009.1 mb (29.80") 
6/27 @ 11:00 AM CST
   
Bossier City, LA (Barksdale AFB) 991.1 mb (29.27") 
6/27 @ 4:58 PM CST
28 mph (24 knots)
6/27 @ 3:05 PM CST
36 mph (31 knots)
6/27 @ 4:40 PM CST
Bunkie, LA   E80 mph (E70 knots)
6/27 @ 3:00 PM CST
 
Burrwood, LA (WBO) 1007.1 mb (29.74")
6/27 @ 3:50 AM CST
40 mph (35 knots)
6/27 @ 3:50 AM CST
52 mph (45 knots)
6/27 @ 3:50 AM CST
Cocodrie, LA   E65 mph (E57 knots)
6/27 @ 6:00 AM CST
 
Clinton, LA   E69 mph (E60 knots)
6/27 @ 11:00 AM CST
 
DeRidder, LA     E70 mph (E61 knots)
6/27 @ 12:00 PM CST
Elizabeth, LA     E75 mph (E61 knots)
6/27 @ 2:30 PM CST
Franklin, LA 1009.1 mb (29.46") 
6/27 @ 6:00 AM CST
   
Garden Island, LA   E40 mph (E35 knots)  
Golden Meadow, LA 1009.8 mb (29.82") 
6/27 @ 11:00 AM CST
E50 mph (E44 knots)
6/27 @ 10:00 AM CST
 
Grand Ecaille, LA   E40 mph (E35 knots)
6/27 @ 12:00 PM CST
E45 mph (E39knots)
6/27 @ 12:00 PM CST
Hineston, LA   E60 mph (E52 knots)
6/27 @ 2:30 PM CST
E85 mph (E74 knots)
6/27 @ 2:30 PM CST
Lafayette, LA (FAA) 993.6 mb (29.34") 
6/27 @ 10:30 AM CST
58 mph (50 knots)
6/27 @ 2:58 PM CST
92 mph (80 knots)
6/27 @ 2:58 PM CST
Lake Charles, LA (WBAS) 971.4 mb (28.69") 
6/27 @ 11:47 AM CST
75 mph (65 knots)
6/27 @ 10:30 AM CST
97 mph (84 knots)
6/27 @ 9:30 AM CST
Monroe, LA (FAA) 984.4 mb (29.07") 
6/27 @ 9:00 PM CST
35 mph / 30 knots
6/27 @ 5:20 PM CST
64 mph / 56 knots
6/27 @ 5:20 PM CST
Morgan City, LA 1002.0 mb (29.59")
6/27@ 10:45 AM CST
E50 mph (E43 knots)
6/27 @ 11:30 AM CST
 
New Orleans, LA (WBAS) 1004.2 mb (29.65") 
6/27 @ 4:55 PM CST
35 mph (30 knots)
6/27 @ 1:30 PM CST
53 mph (46 knots)
6/27 @ 10:30 AM CST
Opelousas, LA     E80 mph (E70 knots)
Port Sulphur, LA   E45 mph (E39knots)
6/27 @ 11:30 AM CST
 
Shreveport, LA (WBAS) 991.2 mb (29.27") 
6/27 @ 4:55 PM CST
30 mph (26 knots)
6/27 @ 1:59 PM CST
51 mph (44 knots)
6/27 @ 4:16 PM CST
Urania, LA   E75 mph (E65 knots)
6/27 @ 5:00 PM CST
 
Winnfield, LA 971.9 mb (28.70")
6/27 @ 6:00 PM CST
E45 mph (E39 knots)
6/27 @ 5:00 PM CST
E65 mph (E57 knots)
6/27 @ 5:00 PM CST
Galveston, TX (WBAS) 986.5 mb (29.13") 
6/27 @ 5:58 AM CST
58 mph (50 knots)
6/27 @ 4:20 AM CST
76 mph (66 knots)
6/27 @ 4:15 AM CST
Lufkin, TX (FAA) 993.6 mb (29.34") 
6/27 @ 12:58 PM CST
20 mph (17 knots)
6/27 @ 7:38 AM CST
32 mph (28 knots)
6/27 @ 8:58 AM CST
Port Arthur, TX (WBAS) 970.9 mb (28.67") 
6/27 @ 10:33 AM CST
72 mph (63 knots)
6/27 @ 10:36 AM CST
85 mph (74 knots)
6/27 @ 10:33 AM CST
Greenwood, MS (FAA) 985.8 mb (29.11") 
6/28 @ 1:53 AM CST
52 mph (45 knots)
6/28 @ 1:53 AM CST
 
Jackson, MS (WBAS) 998.0 mb (29.47") 
6/27 @ 10:59 PM CST
52 mph (45 knots)
6/27 @ 11:23 PM CST
56 mph (45 knots)
6/27 @ 11:23 PM CST
Vicksburg, MS (WBAS) 993.9 mb (29.35") 
6/27 @ 11:45 PM CST
38 mph (33 knots)
6/27 @ 11:00 PM CST
60 mph (52 knots)
6/27 @ 11:00 PM CST
E=Estimated

Additional unofficial reports: 
Sulphur, LA City Services reported wind gust of 105 mph at 9:40 AM CST.
Sulphur, LA City Police reported light wind (eye) at 11:05 AM CST.
Westlake, LA public call reported light wind (eye) at 11:05 AM CST.
Orange, TX (Sabine River Authority) reported peak wind gusts of around 100 mph (eyewall).
Orange, TX (Sabine River Authority) later reported calm winds (eye).
Sabine Pass, TX reported sustained winds of 85 mph gusting to 100 mph (eyewall).
Morgan City, LA reported peak sustained winds of around 50 mph.
Cameron, LA reported a minimum pressure of 959 mb (28.32" of Hg).



Hurricane Audrey estimated maximum wind gusts map (based on surface observations).