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Hurricane Anna
Category 2 Hurricane SSHWS
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Formed June 20 1961
Dissipated July 25 1961
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 165 km/h (105 mph)
Lowest pressure 976 hPa (mbar); 28.82 inHg
Fatalities 1 direct
Damage $5.6 million (300000 USD)
Areas affected Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, western Cuba, Yucatan Peninsula, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Georgia
Part of the 1961 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Anna impacted Central America and the Windward Islands in July 1961. The first tropical cyclone and first hurricane of the hurricane season, Anna developed on July 20 from an easterly wave located in the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the Windward Islands.

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