1976 Pacific hurricane season facts for kids
|Season summary map|
|First storm formed||June 3, 1976|
|Last storm dissipated||October 30, 1976|
|Strongest storm||Annette - 925 mbar (27.32 inHg) –|
|Total damage||$155 million (1976 USD)|
1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
The 1976 Pacific hurricane season was an event in tropical cyclone formation. Hurricanes Kathleen, Liza, and Madeline are the most notable storms this year. Hurricane Kathleen caused death and destruction in California and Arizona because of flooding. Hurricane Liza was the deadliest storm of the season when it killed over 600 people in Mexico. Hurricane Madeline is notable for being the second-most intense Pacific hurricane at landfall.
Kathleen was a costly and damaging storm mainly in Nevada, California and Arizona. It also killed 7 people.
Liza was very deadly and the third deadliest ever behind Hurricane Paul and the Mexico hurricane.
Madeline became the third storm in the row to make landfall in Mexico. It was also the most intense.
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