Hurricanes on the Texas coast. The Destruction (2).
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This booklet is second in a series of three discussing tropical storms and hurricanes, and their effects. It describes and explains the type of damage a hurricane can cause along the Texas coast and adjacent, inland areas. Hurricane-related events, such as storm surge, heavy rains, high winds, tornadoes, and resulting hazards, such as floods and downed electrical wires, are discussed. Special emphasis is given to types of destruction that occurred during previous hurricanes.