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.
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).
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What hurricane came in 2004?
Hurricane Ivan was a large, long-lived, Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and United States. The cyclone was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the active 2004 Atlantic hurricane season.
When did Hurricane Hugo come through North Carolina?
22, 1989, as it makes its way into the Carolinas. When it slammed into South Carolina just minutes before midnight on Sept. 21, 1989, Hugo’s 135 mph winds made it the strongest storm to hit the U.S. in 20 years and its $9.5 billion of damage made it the costliest storm in the nation’s history.