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21sepAll DaySeptember 21 Tornado Events

21sepAll DayCoon Rapids-Blaine, MN F2 Tornado – September 21, 20052 Mile Path, 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury

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30 years ago tonight, Hurricane Hugo made landfall in South Carolina. We’ve collected first hand accounts from emergency managers who were there. Tonight we will be tweeting what happened as it happened in 1989... when Hugo became the Storm of the Century. #Hugo30 #SCTweets

Hurricane Hugo made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane near Sullivan's Island on this day, 30 years ago.
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SCDNR takes a look back on the most devastating hurricane to affect South Carolina in the 20th century.
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https://t.co/k2zEPjnYEm #Hugo30

On this day, September 21, 1938, the Great New England hurricane was the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclone to strike the northeast. The Category 3 hurricane claimed the lives of 682 people, and damages tolled at $306 million. @weather_history

Sept.21st 1938 was a day my hometown would never forget. Caught in the upper right quadrant of a devastating hurricane 30 to 40 feet of surge and waves took the lives of 200 people in the local area. My family was involved in rescue of survivors. Aerial shots of the destruction

#OTD (9-20) in 2000: An F4 hits Xenia, OH! Damaged some of the same areas hit in 1974. Path of 9 mi. ~250 homes/40 businesses damaged or destroyed. Cars thrown from the Highway 35 bypass into ditches. 100 injuries, 1 fatality. https://t.co/PDr76zcGkQ #ohwx @OhioHistory @NWSILN

It's REALLY dry right now, but this time 10 years ago we were in the midst of a prolonged flood event around the Atlanta area! At the height of the event, an estimated 10-20 inches of rain occurred in less than 24 hours with the highest totals topping out at 21.03 inches! 🌧️

On this day, September 20, 2017. Hurricane Maria is the worst natural disaster ever recorded in the island of Puerto Rico, the Category 4 monster claims as the 3rd costliest TC on record, $91.61 billion, and the deadliest since Jeanne in 2004, 3,059 fatalities. @weather_history

#OTD in #MonWeaRev history: Hurricane Beulah makes landfall and produces 115 tornadoes, a record until Hurricane Ivan (2004) with 120.

Orton, R., 1970: Tornadoes associated with Hurricane Beulah on September 19–23, 1967. Mon. Wea. Rev., 98, 541–547, https://t.co/NwY13awkRz.

On this day in 1972, heavy rain fell over southwest into central Arkansas. Amounts ranged from two to six inches, with totals as high as 12 inches from Bonnerdale to Glenwood. #arwx #wxhistory

The Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite was launched #OTD in 1962. TIROS 6 was designed to demonstrate further the capability of a satellite to observe, record, and transmit TV cloud-cover pictures for use in operational weather analysis and forecasting. #wxhistory

The Great Miami Hurricane made landfall #OTD in 1926 as a Category 4 storm. The eye passed over downtown Miami and parts of Cocoanut Grove and South Miami around 630 AM. #wxhistory
https://t.co/Rh4hwaRXBy

A record-breaking early fall snowstorm caused extensive damage to trees and power lines in Colorado #OTD in 1971. Some total snowfall amounts include 21" in Boulder and 15.6" at Denver from this storm. #wxhistory

On this day in 1928, a levee near Lake Okeechobee broke during a hurricane and killed thousands of black farmworkers. Proper burials were not permitted for black victims but instead, they were stacked in piles by the sides of roads and burned.

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