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July 5th Hurricane of 1916

On the afternoon of July 5th in 1916, a Category 3 Hurricane struck near Pascagoula, MS. This hurricane produced the record-setting surge for the Mobile, AL area: 11.6 feet.

 

 

 

Acknowledgements: Page created by Morgan Barry (forecaster). 

LAST UPDATED: June 2018