Dolly was the fourth tropical cyclone and second hurricane to form during the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season.It was the first U.S. landfalling hurricane of the 2008 season. Retirement . South Texas suffered severe flooding and wide spread power outages after Hurricane Dolly (2008). Browse the most recent West Virginia obituaries and condolences. In the year 2020 hurricane Dolly will level Trumps Maralago. The storm struck south central Texas with winds of around 100 miles an hour. The list of United States hurricanes includes all tropical cyclones officially recorded to have produced sustained winds of greater than 74 mph (118 km/h) in the United States, which is the minimum threshold for hurricane intensity. Hurricane Dolly was a strong tropical cyclone that made landfall in Deep South Texas in July 2008. Many avoidable deaths occur due to hurricane flooding when motorists drive into floodwaters thinking they can safely drive through the water. *The full scope of Hurricane Harvey’s impact and cost are not yet known. On March 29, 2021, at the 42th session of the RA IV hurricane committee, the World Meteorological Organization retired the names Dolly, Gonzalo, Isaias, Kyle, and Laura (five names, tied with 2005 for most retired names in one season), from its rotating name lists due to the amount of damage and deaths they caused, and they will not be used again for another Atlantic hurricane. Dolly moved northwest and for a little while it was a category 2 hurricane. The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season was a hyperactive, deadly and catastrophic hurricane season.
It was also the year of Hurricane Matthew, which caused four deaths in South Carolina and was named the tenth-most-destructive hurricane to hit the United States.
Dolly is the 26th hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in July since record keeping started in 1851, according to federal researchers. As little as one foot of moving water can sweep a car off the road. Dolly weakened a little, back to a category 1 later that day. Hurricane Dolly was the first United States hurricane of 2008.
Hurricane Dolly was a tropical cyclone that made landfall in extreme southern Texas in July 2008. It happened most recently in 2016, when Tropical Storm Alex formed on Jan. 12 of that year and Tropical Storm Bonnie formed briefly on May 28. The estimated cost range is from Moody’s Analytics. Damage, however, was estimated between $1 billion and $2 billion. Very shortly after weakening Dolly made landfall in South Padre Island, Texas. The day after that it became a hurricane.
A meme with the Dolly Parton quote "The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, Ya gotta deal with a little rain" will go viral.
Dolly developed on July 20 from an area of disturbed weather in association with a strong tropical wave. (WWBT) - The NBC12 weather team dug up a list from a few years ago to come up with a top-five list of the worst hurricanes to impact Central Virginia. Dolly … Dolly caused no deaths within Texas. Celebrate and remember the lives we have lost in West Virginia.