|When Do Texas Hurricanes Occur?|
Since 80% of the North Atlantic Hurricanes form from June through October, hurricane season is declared from June 1 to November 30. The months when storms are most frequent on the Texas coast are August and September. Table 8 is a list of the deadliest storms in Texas since 1844. Table 9 is a list of the most intense storms in Texas from 1900-1989.
Recorded storms that have affected Texas are listed in Appendix 1. This list has been compiled from many sources and includes tropical storms as well as hurricanes. When information was available, the number of people killed was recorded. In many of the older storms, records were not complete enough to find this formation.
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