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Old 09-13-2015, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Greenville, NC
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I totally disagree. Check back on what Fran (1996) and Floyd (1999) did to Eastern NC when they hit. They totally devastated large portions of the region, especially Floyd. There is far more destructive damage a hurricane can cause besides just wind speeds. Try large parts of Greenville, Wilson, Kinston, Jacksonville and several other towns being underwater and without power for weeks. That was pretty massive destruction to me. Had the entire region shut down for weeks back in 1999.
Pk. Now try to imagine the destruction that a major hurricane would wreak.
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Old 09-17-2015, 10:04 AM
 
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My mom was a senior in HS when Hazel went through in 1954. She and my father remember it QUITE well. There are still thousands of people in NC who remember Hazel vividly. They're not all dead yet.
Hazel destroyed Carolina Beach, then everyone went to Myrtle or OD.
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