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Enhanced infrared imagery of Hurricane Hugo early morning of September 17, 1989 Hugo, now a Category 4 storm, was centered over Guadeloupe
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Visible spectra satellite image of Hurricane Hugo on September 17, 1989 Hugo, now a Category 4 storm, was centered over Montserrat
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Enhanced infrared imagery of Hurricane Hugo evening of September 17, 1989 The eye of storm is approaching St. Croix, just to the northwest Storm is Category 4 on Saffir-Simpson Scale at this time
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Enhanced infrared imagery of Hurricane Hugo morning of September 18, 1989 Hugo was centered near the northeast tip of Puerto Rico The storm had weakened to a Category 3 on Saffir-Simpson at this time
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Visible spectra satellite image of Hurricane Hugo on September 21, 1989 At 10:30 A.M. EDT Hugo was relatively weak and just approaching Category 3 Storm approaching landfall on the coast of South Carolina
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Visible spectra satellite image of Hurricane Hugo on September 21, 1989 At 6:00 P.M EDT, Hugo had now strengthened explosively to a Category 4 Tropical storm winds and rising waters were already battering the coast Preparations and evacuation had to be completed by this time
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Charleston NWS radar image of Hurricane Hugo on September 21, 1989 The eye was now about 75 miles southeast of Charleston with a 30-mile diameter The eyewall with the strongest winds was only 50 miles from the coast
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Digitized Charleston WSR-57 radar image of Hugo with superimposed winds Real-time winds measured onboard NOAA research aircraft flying into Hugo Wind velocity transmitted to NHC through a satellite link as eyewall hit coast Sustained winds of 155 mph at 10,000 feet and 135 mph at surface Higher gusts were estimated in area of landfall
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Enhanced infrared imagery of Hurricane Hugo morning of September 18, 1989 The eye is over the coast near Charleston, South Carolina
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Digitized Charleston WSR-57 radar image of Hugo with superimposed winds Note strongest winds well east of Charleston near Bulls Bay This area experienced Category 4 Hurricane conditions Charleston only experienced Category 2 Hurricane conditions Regardless, $9 billion damage done by Hugo on South Carolina coast
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Digitized Charleston WSR-57 radar image of Hugo with superimposed winds Hugo had passed well inland at this time but still remained quite dangerous
September 22, 1989
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Damage to new condominium and effect of airborne debris on downstream houses Hurricane Hugo
North end of St. Croix, U.S.V.I. Late September, 1989
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Collapsed oil tanks at Hess Oil Refinery on St. Croix Tanks collapsed because of wind pressure causing oil spill Hurricane Hugo
St. Croix, U.S.V.I. Late September, 1989
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Severe housing damage near the airport on Culebra Hurricane Hugo
Puerto Rico Late September, 1989
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Damage to conventional housing at Luquillo Notice second floor wall blown in Hurricane Hugo
Puerto Rico Late September, 1989
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Damage to small vessels at Roosevelt Roads Naval Base Hurricane Hugo
Puerto Rico Late September, 1989
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Channel on left was location of fishing vessels before being deposited on land Hurricane Hugo
McClellanville, South Carolina Late September, 1989
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Atlantic House Restaurant at Folly Beach before Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Remains of Atlantic House Restaurant at Folly Beach after Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Homes at Folly Beach, South Carolina, before Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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The same homes at Folly Beach, South Carolina, after Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Ben Sawyer Bridge to Sullivans Island after passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Utility poles and lines down in Garden City, South Carolina After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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A motel on the beach at Garden City, South Carolina After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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The same motel showing its beach side After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Damage to manufactured and mobile homes at Surfside Beach, South Carolina After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Exterior damage to the Holiday Inn at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Interior damage to the Holiday Inn at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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An old brick building destroyed in downtown Charleston by Hurricane Hugo Hurricane Hugo winds were only equivalent to Category 2 in Charleston
Late September, 1989
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Large oak trees over 100 years old came down all over Charleston After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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A house on the southern tip of Charleston fared well during the storm However, the car was not as lucky After passage of Hurricane Hugo
Late September, 1989
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After passing inland, Hugo was not done wreaking havoc Electric power was interrupted throughout Charlotte, North Carolina Some areas were without power for up to 3 weeks
Late September, 1989
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Like a phoenix, humor rises from the devastation of Hugo The human spirit was not beat by Hugo
Late September, 1989
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Typhoons Ione and Kristen displaying Fujiwhara effect
8/24/74 1749Z
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Hurricane Liza off of Baja California
1975
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Hurricane Caroline making landfall just south of the Texas-Mexico border
8/30/75
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Hurricane Eloise skirting Haiti and the Dominican Republic
9/17/75
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Hurricane Eloise just southeast of Louisiana
9/22/75
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Hurricane Eloise east of Louisiana approaching west Florida
9/22/75 2029Z
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Hurricane Belle southeast of Charleston, South Carolina
8/8/76 1801Z
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Hurricanes Emmy and Frances in the north central Atlantic Ocean
8/30/76 1231Z
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Hurricanes Emmy and Frances displaying Fujiwhara effect
8/31/76 1231Z
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Hurricane Frances in the north central Atlantic Ocean
8/31/76 1931Z
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Hurricane Madeline in Pacific Ocean
10/7/76 2015Z
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Hurricane Anita in central Gulf of Mexico
8/30/77 1730Z
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Hurricane Anita southwest of Southwest Pass of Mississippi River
8/30/77 2100Z
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Hurricane Anita approaching the coast of Mexico south of Brownsville
9/01/77 2001Z
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Hurricane Anita approaching landfall on the coast of Mexico
09/01/77
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Hurricane Heather in Pacific Ocean
10/5/77 1901Z
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Tropical Storm Debra in west central Gulf of Mexico
8/27/78 2201Z

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