Hurricane Claudette hits Port O'Connor

Overturned travel trailer.
Overturned travel trailer.
Photo by Becky Haynes
Uprooted tree
The tree was uprooted in the 2nd half of the storm, sparing the residence.
Photo by Becky Haynes
Old fashioned barometer.
Old fashioned barometer overflowing during the storm. Notice the liquid in the drip pan.
Photo by Becky Haynes
Texas offshore
This and the following images were shared with me, taken in the Texas Gulf by an emergency helicopter pilot.
Ship in Gulf
A wave almost makes the ship disappear.
Photo by same pilot
Ship in Gulf
Photo by same pilot
Ship in Gulf
Photo by same pilot
Ship in Gulf
Photo by same pilot
Ship in Gulf
A ship in the Gulf, trying to maneuver through the seas, taken by the same pilot.
Ship in Gulf
The turbulence of the sea becomes visible as it tosses this ship.
Photo by same pilot
Storm Surge Beginning
Storm surge beginning shot at 9:51 a.m., shows this house surrounded by Matagorda Bay.
Photo by Ron Howard
Read his story.
Storm Surge Receding
Storm surge receding during the eye shot at 10:52 a.m., same house again with water rushing around it toward the bay.
Photo by Ron Howard
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