After making landfall near Padre Island, Texas on Saturday, Hanna weakened as it pressed inland.

What You Need To Know

  • Hurricane Hanna made landfall early Saturday evening
  • The storm has since dissipated over Mexico
  • Hanna brought over a foot of rainfall in spots


Hurricane Hanna became the first landfalling Atlantic hurricane of the 2020 season on Saturday evening. 

Hanna's first landfall took place over Padre Island, Texas around 5pm CDT on Saturday evening before making a second landfall over Kenedy County, Texas on Saturday about an hour later.

Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 32 counties on Saturday. The storm claimed a pier in Nueces County where local emergency officials say the storm's fury was enough to collapse the Bob Hall Pier. 

Over a foot of rainfall led to numerous water rescues in the town of McAllen.


A man assesses the damage of a private marina near Corpus Chrisi, TX on Sunday. AP Images.


Hanna was the eighth named storm of the Atlantic's season-to-date, and the earliest "H" named storm on record. According to the National Hurricane Center's climatology records, the eighth storm of the season doesn't take place until September 24th, on average.   

Hanna was also the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season.