Hurricane Roxanne

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Hurricane Roxanne
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Roxanne 10 oct 1995 1855Z.jpg
Hurricane Roxanne on October 10, 1995 at 18:55 UTC
Formed October 7, 1995
Dissipated October 21, 1995
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 115 mph (185 km/h)
Lowest pressure 956 mbar (hPa); 28.23 inHg
Fatalities 29 total
Damage $1.5 billion (1995 USD)
Areas affected Mexico; especially the Yucatán Peninsula
Part of the 1995 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Roxanne was a destructive storm that hit the Mexican Yucatán Peninsula during October 1995. The hurricane had winds next to 115 miles per hour when it hit. Because of its impact, the name Roxanne was later retired and replaced by Rebekah.