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Answered 2007-03-12 19:45:10

It is known as Isaac's Storm and was the subject of a book by Erik Larson by the same name. It is based on the diaries of Isaac Cline, a memeber of the weather service, and other contemporary accounts of the hurricane. Here are two links: The book http://www.randomhouse.com/features/isaacsstorm/ The Hurricane http://www.wintertexans.com/galvestonhurricane.htm

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