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Hurricane rains and floods of August 1955, Carolinas to New England

Hurricane rains and floods of August 1955, Carolinas to New England

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Published by for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain and rainfall -- Atlantic States.,
  • Floods -- Atlantic States.,
  • Hurricanes -- Atlantic States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared under direction of Paul H. Kutschenreuter.
    SeriesTechnical paper -- no. 26, Technical paper (United States. Weather Bureau) -- no. 26.
    ContributionsKutschenreuter, Paul H.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 148 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22968838M

      About people died 75 years ago when the storm known variously as the Great New England Hurricane of or the Long Island Express began . Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August The ninth named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, Irene originated from a well-defined Atlantic tropical wave that began showing signs of organization east of the Lesser : $ billion ( USD).

    By August 30 it was a hurricane about miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. It then accelerated north-northeastward, make landfall as a Category 3 hurricane over Long Island, New York and Connecticut on the 31st. The cyclone became extratropical later that day as it crossed the remainder of New England and southeastern Canada.   Hurricane Warning; McKibben Alert. Puts a lot in perspective. The move is a news reel made in the 30s right after the New England hurricane. It talks about the WPA in rather glowing terms, as might be expected of a prewar news piece in depression era USA. September feet (Hurricane of ’38, of course) August

      Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking . USA – Rain From Storm Matthew Floods North Carolina, Rivers Still Rising, Thousands Stranded 11 October, by Richard Davies in News, USA The raging winds and torrential rain have eased and Hurricane Matthew has weakened to a post tropical cyclone and moved out to sea.


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Hurricane rains and floods of August 1955, Carolinas to New England Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hurricane rains and floods of AugustCarolinas to New England. [Paul H Kutschenreuter; United States.

Weather Bureau.;] -- The excessive rains associated with hurricane Diane produced devastating floods in southern New England, eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York, and northern New Jersey on AugustTHE FLOODS OF HURRICANE CONNIE AND DIANE.

Winsted, Connecticut after the flood. In little over a week, two hurricanes passed by Southern New England in August producing major flooding over much of the region. Hurricane Connie produced generally inches of rainfall over southern New England on August 11 and Hurricane Diane - AugustOverview.

Hurricane Diane was one of three hurricanes to hit the North Carolina coast during the Atlantic hurricane season (Figure 1).

The system began as a tropical wave over the Atlantic Ocean, which developed into a tropical depression on August 7, – Three tropical cyclones impacted New England this season.

The remnants of a July hurricane in the Carolinas passed into New England. An August hurricane caused damage in its wake through New England but was probably a tropical storm.

Finally, a September hurricane. Though Irene, one of the worst hurricanes in New England history, weakened to a tropical storm immediately after landfall in North Carolina on Augthe storm produced high winds, heavy rains, and flash flooding as it moved north — especially in.

With all the floods & tornadoes hitting the Midwest USA in Summer ofI thought this clip would be a good start. Its about the flooding in the Northeast that took place after Hurricane Diane. The Atlantic hurricane season was, at the time, the costliest season ever recorded. The hurricane season officially began on Jand ended on Novem It was slightly above average, with 13 recorded tropical first storm, Alice, had persisted since Decem Alice caused relatively minor impact as it tracked through the Lesser Antilles and eastern Name: Janet.

Actually, there were two sets of floods in August The first, resulting from hurricane Connie, occurred mostly in the coastal plain, from North Carolina to New England, on August The second set of floods were those of Augustfollowing hurricane Diane.

They affected a zone farther inland. Hurricane Diane was one of three hurricanes to hit the North Carolina coast during the Atlantic hurricane season.

The system began as a tropical wave over the Atlantic Ocean, which developed into a tropical depression on August 7, Moving in a west-northwest motion, the depression became Tropical Storm Diane two days later.

The storm turned north-northeast on 11 August and quickly. Kutschenreuter, Paul H. Technical Paper No. Hurricane Rains and Floods of August Carolinas to New England.

Department of Commerce: Washington D.C.,   Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 10 people in the US as it is moving along the country's south-east coast. Three people died in North Carolina, said Governor Pat. The US has not been hit by a major hurricane in eight years, but in New England was hit by two major hurricanes in two weeks.

Climate experts at NOAA tell us that the weather is getting more extreme, because their funding depends on lying to us. A few weeks later, the US was hit.

New England hurricane The New England hurricane left people dead. It is still the most powerful and deadliest hurricane in New England's recorded history.

AugustDiane had moved right over the New York City Metropolitan Area. Diane would continue on a rapid east-northeast track, which would bring the center of circulation through all of Long Island and just to the south of Cape Cod.

Diane would eventually clear the Eastern Seaboard and become extratropical later on 20 August File Size: KB. Floods of December January in far-western states: peak discharges / (Washington: U.S. Geological Survey, ), by Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) New Year flood of in New York and New England.

(Washington, [s.n.], ), by Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division (page images at. Hurricane warnings were flying from Wilmington to Atlantic City, N. J., and northeast storm warnings were displayed elsewhere from Eastport, Me., to Charleston, S.

A hurricane alert was in effect from Atlantic City, N. J., to Provincetown, Mass., including the New York City area.

The Daily Independent Kannapolis North Carolina   On Aug. 19,the remnants of Hurricane Diane continued to drop phenomenal amounts of rain on parts of the eastern U.S., leading to deadly and catastrophic flooding. In Pennsylvania, floods. The floods of August were an unprecedented disaster in a arge area of the northeastern United States.

They rank among the most destructive in the country's his ory. Augmented by the antecedent hurricane sto m of Augustthe rainfall of August accompanying hurricane Diane reached maximum val es of 17 to 19 inches in south-central Massachusett • Record-breaking floods resulted.

DURING ABSTRACT Floods in the United States during caused damage which has been ex­ ceeded only by the floods of July in Kansas and Missouri. A destructive series of floods occurred in the Northeastern States in five periods during August-October and covered the area from New England to North by: 1.

Hurricane Connie--Was the first of three hurricanes to make landfall in the Carolinas in Some ten months after Hazel devastated the Tar Heel state, Connie made landfall over Cape Lookout, North Carolina on Aug The storm produced heavy rains, tornadoes, and wind gusts up to mph.

At New London, Conn., it was the first time such a step had been taken since the disastrous hurricane of which took 82 lives and caused $, damage in Connecticut alone. Submarines at the U.S. submarine base were submerged to ride out the storm, which was .The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee brought record rainfall to the East Coast in early September, swelling rivers and forcing evacuations in some areas of Pennsylvania and New York.

The deluge arrived after several states experienced their wettest August on record, and only a week after Hurricane Irene moved through the region.The first historical record of an intense hurricane striking New England is the Great Colonial Hurricane of Aug Occurring 15 years following the settlement of Plymouth Plantation and 5 years after the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, this hurricane was well documented for its day in the journals of Governors William.