Hurricane Dora

Category 4 Atlantic hurricane in 1964

Hurricane Dora struck the northeast coast of Florida and became the first hurricane to do so. She created next to $250 million in damage around the area she hit. Winds from Dora reached almost 125 mph around Jacksonville, Florida when she hit. Dora was later retired from Atlantic hurricane lists, although the name is being used today for naming lists of the Eastern Pacific names.

Hurricane Dora
Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Satellite image of Dora on September 5
FormedAugust 28, 1964
DissipatedSeptember 14, 1964
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 130 mph (215 km/h)
Lowest pressure942 mbar (hPa); 27.82 inHg
Fatalities5 total
Damage$250 million (1964 USD)
Areas affectedNortheast Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
Part of the 1964 Atlantic hurricane season