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  • JSC Protective Services Division Office of Emergency Management Johnson Space Center Center Operations Directorate Office of Emergency Management CenterOps The Foundation for Mission Success Bill Roeh April 4, 2005 Johnson Space Center Center Operations Directorate Office of Emergency Management Preparing JSC Today...
    • The Galveston Study Area:
      • Evacuation Statistics
      • Clearance Times
    • Visual Impact of a Category 4 Storm on the Galveston Study Area
    INTRODUCTION
  • The Design Storm Hurricane Carla September 5-11, 1961 A large, slow-moving storm that made landfall near Port Lavaca Sustained winds of 150 mph (Category 4) Peak wind gusts of 175 mph Storm surge of 22 feet (Matagorda Bay) 18.5 feet (Port Lavaca), 14.5 feet (Port O’Connor), 14.8 feet (Houston Ship Channel) Rainfall of 16.49 inches (Galveston), 6.25 inches (Victoria), 5.15 inches (Corpus Christi) 34 Deaths in Texas $400,000,000 of storm damage (1961 dollars)
  • Hurricane Carla Houston-Galveston Study Area Landfall
  • Evacuation Window: -50 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/19 14:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -38 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 08:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -32 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 14:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -26 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 20:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -20 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/21 02:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -14 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 08:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -8 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 14:00 CDT
  • Evacuation Window: -2 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 20:00 CDT
  • . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 02:00 CDT
  • . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 08:00 CDT
  • . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 14:00 CDT
  • . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/22 20:00 CDT
  • . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/23 02:00 CDT
  • + + + + 22.4 feet + + 23.9 feet + Galveston HOUSTON Pasadena Texas City League City Anahuac Alvin Angleton + + 22.2 feet + + 15.8 feet + Houston-Galveston Study Area Standard MEOW (Maximum Envelope of Water) 4/22 at 1400 CDT La Porte
  • Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.5 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 8.5 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 12.8 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 15.8 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  • Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level UT Medical Branch
  • UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.5 Feet
  • UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 8.5 Feet
  • UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 12.8 Feet
  • UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 15.8 Feet
  • UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet
  • Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level
  • Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet
  • Hurricane Carla Category 5 Wind Damage Surge: 19.0 Feet
  • Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Baytown JSC
  • HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.8 Feet Baytown JSC
  • HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 10.6 Feet Baytown JSC
  • HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 17.9 Feet Baytown JSC
  • HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2000 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 22.4 Feet Baytown JSC
  • Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.8 Feet HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 10.6 Feet HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 17.9 Feet HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  • Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2000 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 22.4 Feet HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  • <$10 million $10 - 100 million $100 million - 1 billion $1 - 10 billion >$10 billion
  • Estimated Total Wind Damage from Hurricane Carla Hurricane Carla Houston-Galveston Study Area Landfall Counties Affected: 31 Population Affected: 5,425,334 Households Affected: 1,913,906 Residences Destroyed: 119,626 Debris Generated: 124,023,000 tons Damage Amount: $73,612,335,000