Hurricane Stan

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Hurricane Stan
Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Stan after landfall
Formed October 1, 2005
Dissipated October 5, 2005
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
80 mph (130 km/h)
Lowest pressure 977 mbar (hPa); 28.85 inHg
Fatalities 80 direct, 1,540-2,000 indirect including non-tropical rains
Damage $1 billion (2005 USD)
Areas affected Guatemala, El Salvador, southern and eastern Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica
Part of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Stan was a category 1 hurricane in the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Stan was the sixth of the seven storms in 2005 to make landfall in Mexico. The storm caused $1 Billion in Mexico and the Central American region. Hurricane Stan was either the deadliest or second deadliest of 2005 (or Hurricane Katrina). The exact number of deaths in unknown the number is at least 1,660 but could be up to 2,000. [1]

Retirement[change | edit source]

See also: List of retired Atlantic hurricane names

The name Stan was retired in the spring of 2006 and will be replaced by Sean in 2011.

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