SC-MP006 Storm of the Century

Marker text: "Storm of the Century" - At midnight of September 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo, a category four storm, blew into Charleston County, Winds in excess of 140 mph, a massive 20 foot storm surge, and extraordinarily high tides ravaged the area. Hugo cut a swath 50 miles wide and 200 miles long across South Carolina, and was one of the strongest storms to hit the East Coast since Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

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