Hurricane Alicia Took 21 Lives and Left $3 Billion in Damage In Its Wake

The 1983  hurricane ripped through downtown Houston, caused a major oil spill in Texas City and damaged the Johnson Space Center.

By Andrew SchneiderAugust 17, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people.

On this episode of “Hurricane Season,” host Andrew Schneider examines Hurricane Alicia.