The Great New England Hurricane • Earth.com

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The Great New England Hurricane

The Great New England Hurricane, also known as the 1938 New England Hurricane and the Long Island Express, was a Category 5 storm that formed near the coast of Africa. With 682 to 800 direct fatalities, it was one the deadliest and most destructive storms to hit Long Island and New England.

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