Examples of landfall in a Sentence
From the deck of the boat, we saw our first landfall.
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The National Hurricane Center said Harvey, which first made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday in Texas, washed ashore around 4 a.m. Wednesday just west of Cameron, La.
Harvey made landfall Aug. 25, 2017, near Corpus Christi, Texas, as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing 130 mph sustained winds and driving rains and left devastating floods in its wake.
At least one rain gauge in Cedar Bayou, an area in Harris County, Texas, reports that 51.88 inches of rain fell as of Tuesday afternoon since Hurricane Harvey made landfall.
The closed districts in Texas stretched some 300 miles along the Gulf Coast, from Corpus Christi, close to where Harvey made landfall, to as far north as Beaumont.
Hurricane Harvey has dumped more than 4 feet of rain on the Houston area since making landfall last weekend.
Now a tropical storm, Harvey is expected to make landfall again in southwestern Louisiana on Wednesday. Bill Hanna: 817-390-7698, @fwhanna Never miss a local story.
Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc in Texas since making landfall on Friday, with torrential rain causing the Houston area to experience one of the worst flooding disasters in U.S. history.
Harvey made landfall in Texas late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane and has lingered just off the coast, dropping heavy rain as a tropical storm.
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