Here are some radar views of Hugo as it struck the coast.
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Hugo was still a powerful hurricane centered midway between Manning and Columbia, SC. It is no exaggeration to say Hugo is the worst natural disaster in memory for most residents of South Carolina and western North Carolina.
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Newspaper reports indicate every building on Isle of Palms and neighboring Sullivan's Island suffered at least some damage from Hugo. Sullivan's Island experienced water 13 feet above mean sea level, and many of the older homes east of Marshall Avenue were destroyed.
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Surfside Beach, SC: On Ocean Boulevard sand and mud was 10 inches deep after the storm with tree and building debris littering the streets. The Surfside Fishing pier was destroyed. Surge height was estimated at 13 feet above sea level.
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About wooden beach access walkways were destroyed. In the Wilmington Star-News, town mayor Mason Barber said, "We have just been blessed by nature," referring to the extremely wide area of protective dunes that Hugo Louisiana dating the beach from the first row of beach homes. Dunes ly seven to eight feet tall were simply gone after Hugo. The end of Holden Beach fishing pier was destroyed, and the Yaupon Pier was destroyed.
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In Clarendon county a total of 28, residents were homeless after Hugo with damage reported to 70 percent of homes. Tremendous damage to trees was observed.
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A very large of trees were knocked. One fatality was reported in York county. Widespread damage occurred to local peach orchards, plus cotton, sorghum and soybean crops. Charlotte, NC: This city was forever changed by Hugo which was still packing hurricane-force wind gusts nearly miles from the ocean.
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Countless trees crashed into homes and fell across power lines, creating widespread and long-lasting power outages. Newspaper reports indicated 85 percent of homes and businesses in Charlotte were without power after the storm.
Downtown skyscrapers in Charlotte had large windows blown out by winds, raining debris into the streets.
Hugo was responsible for three fatalities in the Charlotte area. Wind gusts reached hurricane-force and Looking for nsa sex this week down millions of trees from Gastonia and Lincolnton through Hickory and the remainder of the North Carolina foothills.
One apple grower in Wilkes County lost Dunbar PA sex dating to high winds. Widespread power outages lasted weeks in some remote locations. Hugo's powerful wind was an unique event in weather history for this portion of inland North Carolina. Ecological Impacts Besides direct damage to human structures, power, and transportation networks, Hugo had an impact on the natural world as. Hugo's unprecedented winds across such large portions of the interior coastal plain and Piedmont region damaged 4.
The U. Another interesting and well-documented impact hurricanes have on the natural world concerns seabirds that become trapped within the eye of a storm and are forced to move along with it.
Hurricane Hugo deposited a large of exotic birds at lakes in Western North Carolina as the eye disintegrated. According a publication by the Carolina Bird Club at least 25 species of birds were carried inland by Hurricane Hugo, well away from the oceanic locations they typically inhabit.
Lake Find Medway north of Charlotte also accumulated some rare species including three Brown Noddys.