2018 – EO/RS Meteorology – Snapshot

In 1900, a hurricane defied U.S. Weather Service predictions and destroyed Galveston, Texas. The highest part of the island on which the city rests is about 2.75 meters (9 feet) above sea level. Death toll estimates vary, but at least 6,000 Galveston residents died, and over 3,600 buildings were des...

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