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Hurricane Alicia Hit Texas 35 Years Ago This Week

Hurricane Alicia

HOUSTON (KTRK) — With winds of 115 mph, Hurricane Alicia pummeled the Gulf Coast as it made landfall on Texas soil August 18, 1983. Alicia was a Category 3 storm, making landfall on Galveston’s west end near San Luis Pass. In addition to causing over $2 billion in damage, the storm killed 21 people. The […]