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Hurricane Colin
Category 1 hurricane
Hurricane Claudette (2003) - Radar

Radar Image of Colin shortly before Landfall at 0700Z on August 4th, 2016
Formed August 1, 2016
Dissipated August 7, 2016
Accumulated Cyclone Energy 6.0
Highest winds 85 mph
(1-min sustained)
Lowest pressure 980 mb
Damages $500 million (2016 USD)
Direct Fatalities 13
Indirect Fatalities 0
Missing 12
Areas affected Texas
Part of the
2016 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Colin was a tropical cyclone that struck Texas at Peak Intensity in Early August 2016. It was the Fourth tropical cyclone, Third named storm and the second hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season.


Meteorological History

Hurricane Colin (2016 - Track)

Map plotting the track and intensity of the storm according to the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale



Tornadoes

Confirmed
Total
Confirmed
EF0
Confirmed
EF1
Confirmed
EF2
Confirmed
EF3
Confirmed
EF4
Confirmed
EF5
21 9 10 2 0 0 0
Tornado - 106

Hurricane Colin dropped 21 Tornadoes, including two EF2s, one of which was reported north of Houston, TX Late on October 4th


  • Some Damage caused by the Houston, TX EF2
  • Colin also spawned a Rare Anticyclonic EF1 Tornado near Joplin, MO Midday on August 6th
  • In Addition to Tornadoes, Hurricane Colin caused isolated Flooding in some Areas

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