Hurricane Juan (1985) facts for kids
|Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||October 26, 1985|
|Dissipated||November 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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