HURRICANE CARLA

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HURRICANE CARLA

  1. 1. 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...
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Galveston Study Area: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evacuation Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearance Times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual Impact of a Category 4 Storm on the Galveston Study Area </li></ul>INTRODUCTION
  3. 3. 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)
  4. 4. Hurricane Carla Houston-Galveston Study Area Landfall
  5. 5. Evacuation Window: -50 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/19 14:00 CDT
  6. 6. Evacuation Window: -38 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 08:00 CDT
  7. 7. Evacuation Window: -32 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 14:00 CDT
  8. 8. Evacuation Window: -26 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/20 20:00 CDT
  9. 9. Evacuation Window: -20 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/21 02:00 CDT
  10. 10. Evacuation Window: -14 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 08:00 CDT
  11. 11. Evacuation Window: -8 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 14:00 CDT
  12. 12. Evacuation Window: -2 hours . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/21 20:00 CDT
  13. 13. . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 02:00 CDT
  14. 14. . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 08:00 CDT
  15. 15. . Hurricane Carla Category 5 04/22 14:00 CDT
  16. 16. . Hurricane Carla Category 4 04/22 20:00 CDT
  17. 17. . Hurricane Carla Category 3 04/23 02:00 CDT
  18. 18. + + + + 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
  19. 19. Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  20. 20. Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.5 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  21. 21. Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 8.5 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  22. 22. Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 12.8 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  23. 23. Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 15.8 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  24. 24. Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet Dickinson Texas City Galveston
  25. 25. Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level UT Medical Branch
  26. 26. UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 0800 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 4.5 Feet
  27. 27. UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 8.5 Feet
  28. 28. UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 1700 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 12.8 Feet
  29. 29. UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla 4/22 at 2200 CDT MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 15.8 Feet
  30. 30. UT Medical Branch Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet
  31. 31. Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level
  32. 32. Hurricane Carla Category 5 MEOW NW at 8 MPH Surge: 19.0 Feet
  33. 33. Hurricane Carla Category 5 Wind Damage Surge: 19.0 Feet
  34. 34. Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level HOUSTON Texas City Galveston La Porte League City Alvin Baytown JSC
  35. 35. 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
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. 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
  38. 38. 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
  39. 39. Houston-Galveston Study Area Mean Sea Level HOUSTON La Porte Pasadena Baytown Webster Bacliff Deer Park JSC
  40. 40. 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
  41. 41. 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
  42. 42. 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
  43. 43. 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
  44. 44. <$10 million $10 - 100 million $100 million - 1 billion $1 - 10 billion >$10 billion
  45. 45. 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

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