Definitions for "1916 Texas Hurricane"
The 1916 Texas Hurricane was a strong Category 3 hurricane that struck the southern Texas (the landfall was south of Corpus Christi, Texas) coast in mid August of 1916. The hurricane was the fourth hurricane and third major hurricane of an active 1916 Atlantic hurricane season. Forming on August 12, the storm crossed the Leeward Islands and Caribbean Sea before hitting south Texas on August 18.