Hurricane Alpha (2021)
Category 5 major hurricane (SSHS)
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Alpha as a Category 5 passing Jamaica.
Formed November 1, 2021
Dissipated November 16, 2021(Ex-Tropical after November 14)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
165 mph (270 km/h)
Lowest pressure 895 mbar (hPa); 26.43 inHg
Fatalities 162
Damage $1.45 billion (2021 USD)
Areas affected Panama, Jamaica
Part of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Hurricane Alpha was a destructive storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

Meteorological HistoryEdit

On October 30, a tropical wave emerged off the coast of Africa. Two days later, conditions allow it to become a tropical depression, according to Hurricane Hunters with 37 mph winds(35 mph estimated).It was numbered Twenty-Five. The depression rapidly strengthened, Hurricane Hunters estimated 85 mph, becoming Hurricane Alpha. Alpha became well organized and it reached its peak on November 10. Before landfall on November 11, the storm rapidly weakened to a 50 mph Tropical Storm.
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Alpha shortly before landfall on November 11.

It made landfall in Panama. On November 16, it became a remnant low. Later, it developed to Tropical Depression Fourteen-E.