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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 1995-000001
Country: USA United States
Location: Landfall: Pensacola Beach, Florida; most impacted states:
Florida, Alabama, Georgia
Date (YMD): 1995-10-
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Information Source:National Climatic Data Center (http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/reports/billionz.html#chron), National Hurricane Center (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/NWS-TPC-5.pdf, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/1995opal.html)
Comments: Hurricane Opal struck as a category 3 and impacted the Florida panhandle, Alabama, western Georgia, eastern Tennessee, and the western Carolinas, causing storm surge, wind, and flooding damage. NOAA reports $3 billion in damages. There were 9 direct deaths: Florida (1 from a tornado), Alabama (2 from a tree falling on a mobile home), Georgia (5 from falling trees), and North Carolina (1 from a tree falling on a mobile home).
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