Hurricane Opal was a large and intense Category 4 Hurricane that Caused extensive damage across the gulf coast of the United States. The strongest storm of the season with 150mph winds and the pressure down to 916mb.
Forming on September 27, 1995 as a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea near the Yucatán peninsula. Days later on October 1, 1995 Opal strengthens to a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico. Then favorable environmental conditions fueled explosive intensification. And Opal became a High-end Category 4 Hurricane on October 3, 1995.
On October 5, 1995 hurricane opal weakened due to an eyewall replacement cycle and was downgraded to a low-end Category 3 Hurricane with 115mph winds. Hurricane Opal made landfall at the same intensity in Pensacola Beach Florida.
And then Opal weakens further and Dissipates On the next day. The storm killed 63 people and cost over $4.7 billion in damage.
Hurricane Opal intensity: 150mph 916mb