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Hurricane Hugo: 30th Anniversary

We want your photos/stories!!

Infrared Satellite Image of Hurricane Hugo

GOES-7 Infrared Satellite Loop of Hugo (September 9-25, 1989)

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September 21-22, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo severely impacting the region. We will be collecting your photos/stories through August 30 for a web page we are creating in remembrance of the event. If you'd like to be considered send your photos/stories to  Be sure to include your name and  location (lat/lon and/or address) of any pictures.