On This Date 15 Years Ago Today

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On This Date 15 Years Ago Today

#1 Postby Hybridstorm_November2001 » Sat Aug 19, 2006 7:04 am

"1991 - August 19,

Hurricane Bob slammed into New England with 90 mph sustained winds and gusts of 125 mph (at Block Island, RI) and 105 mph (at Newport, RI). A storm surge of 15 feet occurred in Upper Buzzards Bay. Portland, Maine had a 24 hour record rainfall of 7.83 inches. Total damage exceeded $1.5 billion dollars and 17 people were killed. This was the worst Hurricane in the northeast since Donna in 1960."

Source: http://www.intellicast.com/Almanac/Northeast/August/

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