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Hurricane Audrey

Cathy C. Post

Hurricane Audrey

the deadly storm of 1957

by Cathy C. Post

  • 221 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Publishing Co. in Gretna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Audrey, 1957,
  • Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- Cameron Parish -- Biography,
  • Cameron Parish (La.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Cameron Parish (La.) -- Biography,
  • Cameron Parish (La.) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Cathy C. Post.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF377.C25 P67 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17846063M
    ISBN 109781589804586
    LC Control Number2006103402
    OCLC/WorldCa77574648

    Hurricane Audrey was one of the Natural sciences good articles, but it has been removed from the are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article these issues have been addressed, the article can be s may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.   In the morning hours of J , Hurricane Audrey sent a foot (m) storm surge over Cameron, Louisiana, as the storm lashed the area with mph ( km/hr) winds. Many residents were caught by surprise and had not evacuated, and the storm took some lives. Audrey was an unusual June storm. It.

      Yes after Audrey the NHC changed they way they put out advisories so as to be more informative and less lengthy. Many people in Cameron got their information from radio stations in Lake Charles and because of time the stations were only giving information on the storm based on Lake Charles. Hurricane Andrew was a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane that struck the Bahamas and Florida in August Andrew was the costliest hurricane to make landfall anywhere in Author: Rachel Delia Benaim.

    Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Hurricane Audrey Victims (unknown–27 Jun ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Combre Memorial Park, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Bertram Meier (contributor ).Died:   After Hurricane Audrey hit, this particular cemetery had only two graves left. At the bottom of the transcription of this Leesburg, cemetery, or First Cameron Cemetery, was this note: "In , the skeleton of an airplane pilot still fastened in .


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Reviews/Endorsements. From Senator W.L. Mount, (D) Louisiana -- "A fascinating account of one of the greatest tragedies on the Gulf book is fabulous. I could not put it down. Cathy Post, a native but only a child at the time, brings Hurricane Audrey to life again with tragedy, horror, love stories, heroism and the mysteries of nature.

This book is compelling and the /5(20). Hurricane Audrey will be a storm that residents of Southwest Louisiana will always remember, as many in the area still know of Hurricane Audrey book members that were lost or affected by the storm in some way.

My family experienced great losses from Hurricanes Betsy and Camille, but Hurricane Audrey is the one my dad always talked about. Until recently, there was little information on this storm. After reading the book by Ms.

Post, I feel that this was a largely ignored storm of great consequence/5. Hurricane Audrey is also noted as being the strongest and only major hurricane to make landfall within the United States in the month of June. Figure 3 illustrates a rare radar mosaic of Audrey consisting of MPS-7 cm weather radars from Ellington Air Force Base in Houston, England Air Force Base in Alexandria, Louisiana, and Houma, Louisiana.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate Cathy Post's story of Hurricane Audrey is among the most gripping I've ever read. Once I started I couldn't put it down. Audrey was one of the most devastating and tragic hurricanes in US history, yet it has received little attention outside the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast region.

I was an 11 year old resident of near-by Port Arthur, 5/5(2). This book contains over 30 eyewitness accounts of the horrifying events experienced by a legendary people who survived one of the most brutal assaults in our nation's history.

Nowhere in our history books can we find a hurricane such as Audrey making landfall with sustained winds of mph along with a forward movement of 30 mph.4/5. This book contains over 30 eyewitness accounts of the horrifying events experienced by a legendary people who survived one of the most brutal assaults in our nation’s history.

Nowhere in our history books can we find a hurricane such as Audrey making landfall with sustained winds of mph along with a forward movement of 30 : Donald Menard. Hurricane Audrey is the most intense hurricane to have ever formed in the Atlantic basin during the month of June and is also the earliest hurricane to have reached Category 4 strength.

At the time, it was the strongest hurricane to form before the month of August, until when Hurricane Dennis surpassed it. Hurricane Audrey - JuneAn easterly wave entered the western Caribbean on June 11th.

The wave moved slowly west-northwest, clearing the western Caribbean on the 15th and moved through the Bay of Campeche on the 22nd and 23rd.

A well-defined tropical storm quickly formed in the Bay of Campeche on the 24th. Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Hurricane Audrey, Cameron Parish (La.) -- History -- 20th century.

Cameron Parish (La.) -- Biography. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Hurricane Audrey was the most powerful June hurricane in the recorded history of the Atlantic since record keeping began. This storm struck Louisiana and Texas, killing more than This hurricane was a very powerful Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

Read, clip & s Hurricane Audrey historic newspaper articles & photos in 15,+ newspapers from all 50 states & 22 countries. Get this from a library. Hurricane Audrey: the deadly storm of [Cathy C Post] -- The deadly storm of that devastated Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Hurricane Audrey The Deadly Storm of (Book): Post, Cathy C.: This narrative re-creates Hurricane Audrey through the eyes of the survivors in a combination of suspense, family drama, and the struggle for life over death.

In the midnight hours of Jthe hurricane exploded in intensity and speed, slamming into the sleeping coast at dawn'12 hours ahead of. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Audrey Tracker.

Hurricane Audrey left people dead in Louisiana and Texas in June Many boats were tossed ashore or sunk during the storm.  Hurricane Katrina claimed at least 1, lives, but it. Hundreds Die In Hurricane Audrey Remembering Audrey: A firsthand account - Duration: American Press 5, views.

Hurricane Audrey killed people inoutweighing in number the total lives lost in Hurricanes Betsy, Camille, and Andrew combined. Yet, fifty years later, few have heard the full story of this natural disaster that devastated coastal Cameron Parish, Louisiana/5(13).

Its complete story is told in Erik Larson’s best-selling book Isaac’s Storm, which I highly recommend. The storm reached Cuba as a tropical storm on September 3, moved into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on September 5, and rapidly intensified until it hit the Texas coast near Galveston as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of Hurricane Audrey Bibliography.

Updated Novem by Pati Threatt. Hurricane Audrey hit Cameron, Louisiana during the evening of J as a Category 4 storm. Most residents thought that the storm would make landfall later the next day and so did not evacuate in time. Hurricane Audrey was the first major hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Audrey was the only storm to reach Category 4 status in June. A powerful hurricane, Audrey caused catastrophic damage across eastern Texas and western Louisiana. Audrey left $1 billion ( USD) in damage and fatalities. Ciudad Juarez- y 90 El Paso to Louisiana- Hurricane Audrey - Duration: awesomesocks Recommended for you.

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