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On this day in weather history

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On this day in weather history, 30 years ago this morning, Hurricane Alicia slammed into the Houston/Galveston area with 115-mph. This storm churned us suddenly close to shore; giving people little time to react.  This Category 3 storm was devastating taking 21 lives and causing $2 billion in damage. 

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