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Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast during the Last 20 Years

  • Hurricane Opal Category 3 (Pensacola Beach, Fl)

    Opal was a category 3, and made landfall near Pensacola Beach, Florida.
  • Hurricane Mitch Category 1 (northern Honduras)

    MItch was a category 1, and made landfall over northern Honduras.
  • Hurricane Keith Category 1 (Tampico, Mexico)

    Keith became a category 1 hurricane on the 5th, just before making landfall, north of Tampico, Mexico.
  • Hurricane Charley Category 4 (Southwest Florida)

    Charley made landfall on the southwest coast of Florida, just north of Captiva Island, as a category 4 hurricane.
  • Hurricane Ivan Category 3 (Gulf Shores, Al)

    Ivan turned into a category 3 when it made landfall just west of Gulf Shores, Alabama.
  • Hurricane Ivan Tropical Storm (SW Louisiana)

    Ivan re-entered the Gulf of Mexico and weakened to a tropical storm, making landfall in southwestern Louisiana.
  • Hurricane Dennis Category 3 (W FL Panhandle)

    Dennis weakened from a category 4 to a category 3 hurricane, before making landfall over the western Florida Panhandle near Navarre Beach.
  • Hurricane Katrina Category 3 (LA/MI)

    Katrina was a category 5 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, then made landfall near Buras, Louisiana as a category 3 hurricane. It made a second landfall near the Louisiana/Mississippi border. Storm surge caused destruction along the Mississippi coast and southeastern Louisiana.
  • Hurricane Katrina Category 3

    Hurricane Katrina made a second landfall near the Mississippi/Lousiana border as a category 3 hurricane.
  • Hurricane Rita Category 3 (TX-LA border)

    Rita made landfall east of the Texas/Louisiana border as a category 3 hurricane.
  • Hurricane Wilma Category 3 (Cape Romano, FL)

    Hurricane Wilma was a category 3 hurricane when it made landfall near Cape Ramono on October 24.
  • Hurricane Dolly Category 2 (South TX)

    Hurrican Dolly was a category 2 hurricane when it made landfall on the South Texas coast. Most of the destruction was on South Padre Island, a beach resort town.
  • Hurricane Gustav Category 2 (Cocodrie, LA)

    Hurricane Gustav made landfall near Cocodrie, Louisiana as a category 2 hurricane, on Septembeer 1, 2008.
  • Hurricane Ike Category 2 (Galveston Island, TX)

    Hurrikcane Ike made landfall on the north part of Galveston Island on September 13 as a category 2 hurricane.
  • Hurricane Isaac Category 1 (95 miles from New Orleans)

    Isaac was a category 1 hurricane when it made landfall, just 95 miles from New Orleans.