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  • VIDEO & PHOTOS: 25 years ago, Hugo struck South Carolina

    It had been 30 years since a major storm had hit South Carolina when the category 4 hurricane rammed inland, just north of Charleston on September...

    Hurricane Hugo devastated the South Carolina coastline and inland communities on September 21st and 22nd 1989. The barrier islands shouldered the worst of what Hugo had to give. The storm's chainsaw winds and hammering waves wiped out places like the Isle of Palms with the force of an atomic bomb.
  • HUGO CHANGES: What’s different 25 years after the storm

    Stats: Wind speed, 100-120 mph; storm surge, 16-20 feet; few structures and no human inhabitants, so damage was reflected in the natural landscape.

    The Hurricane Hugo 25 Anniversary video shows the devastation that occurred in the South Carolina and the South Carolina National Guard's response to aid its citizens.

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