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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0579

Hurricane Hugo the day before landfall as seen from the GOES-7 satellite. As of 2009, Hugo ranked number 8 on the list of costliest mainland-falling hurricanes , number 11 as most intense, and was the only Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the 1980's.

Image ID: spac0579, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: South Carolina
Photo Date: 1989 September 21
Credit: NOAA NESDIS Environmental Visualization Laboratory; NOAA GOES-7

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