The Tampa Bay 1848 hurricane was also called the 1848 Great Gale. It was the most severe hurricane to affect Tampa Bay, Florida at this time. The other major hurricane which made a landfall in Tampa Bay area was in 1921. The 1848 hurricane took place…

The 1921 Tampa Bay Hurricane in late October was the sixth serious tropical storm of that season. It was the first major storm to hit the area since the “1848 Great Gale.” Because of communications by cable and radio, this was one of the first major…