|Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||September 12, 1960|
|Dissipated||September 17, 1960|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 115 mph (185 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||974 mbar (hPa); 28.76 inHg|
|Damage||$1.5 million (1960 USD)|
|Areas affected||Southern United States|
|Part of the 1960 Atlantic hurricane season|
Hurricane Ethel was one of two major hurricanes in the 1960 Atlantic hurricane season. The sixth known tropical cyclone, fifth named storm, and fourth hurricane of the season, Ethel was created from a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico on September 14.
References[change | change source]
- "55th Anniversary of Hurricane Ethel". Retrieved 5 February 2021.