When did Hurricane Hugo stop?
Hugo was the strongest hurricane to strike the northeastern Caribbean since 1979.
|Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Hugo a few hours prior to reaching peak intensity east of the Lesser Antilles on September 15|
|Dissipated||September 25, 1989|
Where did Hurricane Hugo end?
Hugo’s eye crossed St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands early in the morning of September 18th, then just six hours later struck the island of Vieques along the east coast of Puerto Rico with winds estimated near 110 knots (125 mph).
|Shaw Air Force Base|
|Highest wind (kts)||58|
|Highest Wind (mph)||67|
What category was Hugo when it hit Charlotte?
Hugo made landfall near Charleston, South Carolina, and it reached Charlotte about five hours later. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Thirty-two years ago, a Category 4 Hurricane ravaged the Carolinas.
Is Hugo a retired hurricane name?
The deadliest storm to have its name retired was Hurricane Mitch, which caused over 10,000 fatalities when it struck Central America during October 1998.
Names retired in the 1980s.
|Dates active||September 9 – 25, 1989|
|Sustained wind speeds||160 mph (260 km/h)|
|Pressure||918 hPa (27.11 inHg)|