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October 15, 1954: “Hazel”, a category 4 hurricane that left over a thousand people dead in Haiti, hits the United States coast between the border of North and South Carolina. In just 12 hours, Hazel raced across North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York before hitting Ontario, Canada. 113 mph wind gusts were recorded in Battery Park, the highest wind speeds ever recorded in the New York City metro area.
Hazel caused over $3 billion (2010 USD) in damages and over 1200 deaths in Haiti (1000+), Puerto Rico (9), The Bahamas (6), United States (95), and Canada (81).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Hazel
Photo: North Carolina 10/15/54 (Hank Walker/Time and Life Pictures)

October 15, 1954: “Hazel”, a category 4 hurricane that left over a thousand people dead in Haiti, hits the United States coast between the border of North and South Carolina. In just 12 hours, Hazel raced across North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York before hitting Ontario, Canada. 113 mph wind gusts were recorded in Battery Park, the highest wind speeds ever recorded in the New York City metro area.

Hazel caused over $3 billion (2010 USD) in damages and over 1200 deaths in Haiti (1000+), Puerto Rico (9), The Bahamas (6), United States (95), and Canada (81).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Hazel

Photo: North Carolina 10/15/54 (Hank Walker/Time and Life Pictures)

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