Quick Answer: When did Hurricane Dorian hit the East Coast?

What day did Dorian landfall?

As a Category 5, Dorian made landfall on Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas, making it the strongest hurricane to hit the northwestern Bahamas. Dorian kept its strength on Sep. 2, making landfall on Grand Bahama. That day, the hurricane started to weaken, becoming a Category 4 storm.

What was the worst hurricane on the East Coast?

The deadliest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history was the Great Hurricane of 1780, which resulted in 22,000–27,501 fatalities. In recent years, the deadliest hurricane was Hurricane Mitch of 1998, with at least 11,374 deaths attributed to it.

What did Hurricane Dorian hit?

It made landfall in the Bahamas in Elbow Cay, just east of Abaco Island, and again on Grand Bahama several hours later, where it remained nearly stationary for the next day or so. After weakening considerably, Dorian began moving northwestward on September 3, parallel to the east coast of Florida.

When did Dorian hit Wilmington NC?

Hurricane Dorian: September 5-6, 2019

North Carolina Rainfall Rainfall
NWS Wilmington Office (not ASOS) 10.80 12.00
Wilmington Kings Grant neighborhood 10.24 11.63
Wilmington ASOS 10.05 10.74
Wilmington 6.2 miles SSE 9.68 10.62

What was the worst hurricane in the Outer Banks NC?

Amazingly, none of those deaths were on the Outer Banks or the counties just inland. Damage in Dare County totaled more than $53 million. Total damage across North Carolina was estimated at $686 million, and Irene ranked as the costliest category one storm in history to hit the United States at the time.

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What was the worst hurricane?

The Galveston hurricane of 1900 remains the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history.