Tropical Storm Claudette (1979)

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| colspan=2 style="text-align: center" | Part of the 1979 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm Claudette
Tropical storm (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Claudette
Formed July 15, 1979
Dissipated July 29, 1979
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
60 mph (95 km/h)
Lowest pressure 997 mbar (hPa); 29.44 inHg
Fatalities 2 direct
Damage $400 million (1979 USD)
Areas affected Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba,
Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio Valley, Kentucky, Virginia

Tropical Storm Claudette was a very destructive tropical storm in late July 1979. The storm cut across Puerto Rico, killing one. She then struck eastern Texas and left behind incredible flooding that caused almost $400 million in damage. Claudette was the first of three destructive tropical cyclones in 1979 Atlantic season.