Hurricane Fran Weather Maps

Weather maps showing Hurricane Fran at 7 a.m., EST, on two successive days, September 5 and 6, 1996. On September 5, winds exceeded 190 kph. As the storm moved inland, heavy rains caused flash floods, killed 30 people, and caused more than $3 billion in damages. The station information plotted off the Gulf and Atlantic coasts is from data buoys, which are remote floating instrument packages.