These reports are not intended to be for up to the minute information, rather for future reference.
Tropical Storm Bertha, 40mph winds
Hits SE Louisiana on Aug 4th from the SSE.
Streets flooded in the city of Slidell on Lake Pontchartrain's north shore. The waters receded in a matter of hours but more heavy rain was expected.
In Florida, officials said a Louisiana man apparently drowned in rough surf kicked up Sunday afternoon as Bertha was approaching tropical storm strength of 40 mph. It happened in the barrier island community of Perdido Key at the western end of the Florida Panhandle.
More than a dozen homes were reported flooded in Jackson County on the Mississippi coast, where 7 inches of rain fell overnight.
Tropical Storm Fay, Sep. 6th & 7th
Fay comes ashore just south of here dumping up to 20 inches of rain in & around Freeport. Coastal roads flooded in wee hours of the morning as she moves onshore.
Roofs blown off 2 homes & heavy flooding.
Portions of highway 87 under water.
Road to Chinquapin is under water.
Tropical Storm Gustav, North Carolina, Sep. 11th
Knocked out power to parts of Hatteras Island and the Dare County mainland, flooding polling places and causing elections officials to scramble just to get the votes counted. At least two polling sites -- the fire station in Frisco and the community building in Hatteras Village -- were forced to close early because they were flooding, and polling workers had to be evacuated by fire trucks. Ocracoke Island also lost power during the afternoon at about 1:30 when the breakers that make up transmission line from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke went out.
20 yr old man dies in surf. 20,000 without power in Fla panhandle.
Dauphin Island, Alabama:
Power out on island, some roads under water.
Water spout moves onshore causing some damage.
Reports heavy flooding in several neighborhoods.
100mph winds cause moderate damage.
2 killed heavy damage to beach front homes.300,000 homeless in Yucatan peninsula.
New Orleans, Louisiana:
Up to 15 inches of rain fell in the area causing heavy flooding.
Storm surge flooding reported.
10 inches of rain.
8 1/2 ft storm surge rolls in flooded coastal dwellings. Across Mississippi 4,400 homes were damaged.
Escambia County, Florida:
103 homes flooded.
Lili, Sep. 23
400 homes damaged as roofs blow off by then tropical storm Lilli with 60mph winds.
Half of Banana crops destroyed.
4 killed by mudslide into a home.
Homes flooded in central St Catherines Parish. 4 killed by drownings. Sugarcane fields destroyed.
Town of Tiburon SW area waves damaged several homes. 12 killed in Haiti by flooding
Cayman Islands, Little Brac:
Some roof damage, trees & power poles down from Lili's 80mph winds.
Reports worse damage than from Isidore & Michelle from last year as the strengthening cat 2 hurricane roared through. The United Nations estimates that 60,000 houses have been damaged by the hurricanes - 8,000 of which have been totally destroyed.
High winds shattered windows, tipped over mobile homes and knocked out power to all of its 19,800 homes.
Gusts as high as 92 mph hurled pieces of metal through the air in New Iberia and blew down a 50-foot-high sign at the Holiday Inn.
In Rayne, tin roofing that was ripped away from a lumber warehouse lay across the railroad tracks, curled up like giant potato chips. Nearby, Paul Bott, a 50-year-old oil worker, set up buckets in his bathroom to catch rainwater cascading from holes punched through his roof by a fallen tree.
Some roof damage, many trees down, windows blown in in downtown areas. Cox Communications' main tower blew down about 10 a.m. and fell on a house in the April Street-Eraste Landry Road neighborhood. Two residents of nearby Whispering Pines Apartments rescued a woman from the home at about 11:30 a.m., said neighbor June Kohn, also of Whispering Pines. The woman taken from the house was transported to University Medical Center with an ankle injury.
Two men injured by a flying roof.
Levees breached by storm surge.
Extensive damage people trapped in homes.
Kyle, Oct. 11th - 12th
Clarendon County, South Carolina:
Roads were washed out after about 6 inches of rain fell. About a dozen people were rescued from homes surrounded by rising water.
Berkeley County, South Carolina:
About 8 inches of rain flooded several homes, a grocery store and a senior citizen center.
A possible twister blew down power lines, tree limbs and overturned mobile homes, police said. Eight people suffered minor injuries.
Four homes were destroyed and at least a dozen more were damaged.