Hurricane Juan (1985)

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Hurricane Juan
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
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Hurricane Juan near peak intensity
FormedOctober 26, 1985
DissipatedNovember 1, 1985
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 85 mph (140 km/h)
Lowest pressure971 mbar (hPa); 28.67 inHg
Fatalities24 direct, 50 indirect
Damage$2.8 billion (1985 USD)
(Includes indirect losses)
Areas affectedLouisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle
Part of the 1985 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Juan in 1985 was the most costly of all the storms of the hurricane season. It killed about 24 people and caused about $1.5 billion in damage even though it was a weak hurricane. Even though the damage was bad, the name Juan was not removed from the list of hurricane names in the spring of 1986.