Hurricane Joyce was a strong category 5 storm which impacted Mexico, Louisiana and Texas in July 2026. It is, as of now, the costliest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic.

Hurricane Joyce
Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Joyce as a Category 5 as seen from the ISS.
Formed July 17, 2026
Dissipated July 30, 2026
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
185 mph (295 km/h)
Lowest pressure 897 mbar (hPa); 26.49 inHg
Fatalities 37
Damage $322 billion (2026 USD) $
Areas affected Mexico, Texas, Louisiana
Part of the 2026 Atlantic hurricane season