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Hurricane Juan
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
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Hurricane Juan near peak intensity
Formed OctoberĀ 26, 1985
Dissipated NovemberĀ 1, 1985
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 85 mph (140 km/h)
Lowest pressure 971 mbar (hPa); 28.67 inHg
Fatalities 24 direct, 50 indirect
Damage $2.8 billion (1985 USD)
(Includes indirect losses)
Areas affected Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle
Part of the 1985 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Juan in 1985 was the most costly of all the storms of the hurricane season. It killed about 24 people and caused about $1.5 billion in damage even though it was a weak hurricane. Even though the damage was bad, the name Juan was not removed from the list of hurricane names in the spring of 1986.

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