Tropical Storm Allison (1989)

Atlantic tropical storm in 1989

Tropical Storm Allison is a storm that struck Texas and west central Louisiana during June 1989. It was responsible for $500 million in damage and eleven deaths. The storm formed from a westward moving tropical wave merged with the remnants of Pacific Hurricane Cosme. Despite the damage, the name Allison was not retired. However, in June 2001, another Tropical Storm Allison caused major damage in the same areas, causing the name Allison to be retired.

Tropical Storm Allison in June 1989