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book reviews A Weeken d in September. J. E. Weems . 1957. Second Storm warnings were issued for the Galveston area printing 1988. 180 pp. $12.95. Paperbound. Texas well in advance of the hurricane. Initial advisories A & M University Press. were received at the Galveston office on Tuesday 4 September when the tropical storm was centered just The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is the largest south of central Cuba. The Galveston Weather Bu- natural disaster in the history of the United States. reau office was regularly informed of the progress of This book vividly describes events surrounding the this storm thereafter. O n Thursday 6 September, storm calamity and the disaster itself. The author goes to warnings and hurricane warnings were ordered from considerable length to set the stage for this event, the Washington Weather Bureau office for the coastal describing the life style and mind-set of several of region from Port Eads, Louisiana, to Cape Hatteras, Galveston's residents, the operation of the Weather North Carolina. At 9:35 A.M. Friday 7 September, Bureau, and the historical perspective of the city. storm warnings were extended westward to include Galveston, Texas was a large and prosperous city at Galveston Island and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-70.4.407
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A Weeken d in September. J. E. Weems . 1957. Second Storm warnings were issued for the Galveston area printing 1988. 180 pp. $12.95. Paperbound. Texas well in advance of the hurricane. Initial advisories A & M University Press. were received at the Galveston office on Tuesday 4 September when the tropical storm was centered just The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is the largest south of central Cuba. The Galveston Weather Bu- natural disaster in the history of the United States. reau office was regularly informed of the progress of This book vividly describes events surrounding the this storm thereafter. O n Thursday 6 September, storm calamity and the disaster itself. The author goes to warnings and hurricane warnings were ordered from considerable length to set the stage for this event, the Washington Weather Bureau office for the coastal describing the life style and mind-set of several of region from Port Eads, Louisiana, to Cape Hatteras, Galveston's residents, the operation of the Weather North Carolina. At 9:35 A.M. Friday 7 September, Bureau, and the historical perspective of the city. storm warnings were extended westward to include Galveston, Texas was a large and prosperous city at Galveston Island and

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Published: Apr 1, 1989

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