Hurricane Juan (1985)

Category 1 Atlantic hurricane in 1985

Hurricane Juan in 1985 was the most costly of all the storms of the hurricane season. It killed about 24 people and caused about $1.5 billion in damage even though it was a weak hurricane. Even though the damage was bad, the name Juan was not removed from the list of hurricane names in the spring of 1986.

Hurricane Juan
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Juan near peak intensity
FormedOctober 26, 1985
DissipatedNovember 1, 1985
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 85 mph (140 km/h)
Lowest pressure971 mbar (hPa); 28.67 inHg
Fatalities24 direct, 50 indirect
Damage$2.8 billion (1985 USD)
(Includes indirect losses)
Areas affectedLouisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle
Part of the 1985 Atlantic hurricane season