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Tropical Storm Allison: Quiz


Question 1: A ________ in Leominster and another in Shirley damaged several trees.
MicroburstDownburstOutflow boundaryWind shear

Question 2: The storm developed from a tropical wave in the northern ________ on June 4, 2001, and struck the upper Texas coast shortly thereafter.
Atlantic OceanCaribbean SeaMediterranean SeaGulf of Mexico

Question 3: [2] While moving northward through Texas, the outer bands of the storm produced an F1 ________ near Zachary, damaging several trees and a power line.
TornadoMeteorologyThunderstormSevere weather

Question 4: With an average lead time of 24 minutes, the National Weather Service in ________ issued 47 flash flood warnings.
Sulphur, LouisianaAlexandria, LouisianaLake Charles, LouisianaLafayette, Louisiana

Question 5: [2] The ferry from the island to the ________ was closed, while voluntary evacuations were issued in Surfside in Brazoria County.
Bolivar Peninsula, TexasBacliff, TexasJamaica Beach, TexasGalveston, Texas

Question 6: In ________, Allison produced heavy rainfall of over 10 inches (255 mm) in one night,[37] while some areas in the southwestern portion of the state received over 15 inches (380 mm).
AlabamaMississippiGeorgia (U.S. state)Florida

Question 7: [54] In ________, the storm produced moderate rainfall, peaking at 4.2 inches (106 mm) in Greenwood.
ConnecticutMarylandDelawareNew Jersey

Question 8: In the ________, a total of 36.99 inches (940 mm) was reported.
Port of HoustonBarbours Cut TerminalPort of Texas CityBayport Terminal

Question 9: Aside from Texas, the places worst hit were ________ and southeastern Pennsylvania.
LouisianaMississippiArkansasUnited States

Question 10: The ________ experienced major damage, totaling $495 million (2001 USD, $577 million 2007 USD).
Rice UniversityBaylor College of MedicineHoustonTexas Medical Center


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