North Carolina’s Hurricane History: Table Of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Birth of a Hurricane

2. Hurricane Effects

  • Winds
  • Storm Surge
  • Rainfall
  • Tornadoes
  • Storm Intensity
  • Other Factors

3. Watching the Storms

  • What’s in a Name?

4. Early North Carolina Hurricanes, 1524-1861

5. Tar Heel Tragedies, 1875-1900

  • September 17, 1876
  • August 18, 1879
  • September 9, 1881
  • 1882
  • September 11, 1883
  • August 25, 1885
  • August 27-29, 1893
  • October 13, 1893
  • August 16-18, 1899
  • October 30-31, 1899
  • 6. Hurricanes of the New Century, 1900-1950
  • November 13, 1904
  • September 17, 1906
  • September 3, 1913
  • July 14-16, 1916
  • September 18-19, 1928
  • October 1-2, 1929
  • August 22-23, 1933
  • September 15-16, 1933
  • September 18, 1936
  • August 1, 1944
  • September 14, 1944

7. Hurricane Alley, 1950-1960

  • Barbara (August 13, 1953)
  • Carol (August 30, 1954)
  • Edna (September 10, 1954)
  • Hazel (October 15, 1954)
  • Connie (August 12, 1955)
  • Diane (August 17, 1955)
  • Ione (September 19, 1955)
  • Helene (September 27, 1958)
  • Donna (September 11, 1960)
  • 8. The Modern Era, 1960-1999
  • Ginger (September 30-October 1, 1971)
  • Agnes (June 20-21, 1972)
  • David (September 5, 1979)
  • Diana (September 9-14, 1984)
  • Gloria (September 26-27, 1985)
  • Charley (August 17-18, 1986)
  • Hugo (September 21-22, 1989)
  • Emily (August 31, 1993)
  • Bertha (July 12, 1996)
  • Fran (September 5-6, 1996)
  • Bonnie (August 26-28, 1998)
  • Dennis (August 30-September 5, 1999)
  • Floyd (September 16, 1999)

9. Nor’easters

10. Creatures in the Storm

11. The Next Great Storm

12. Hurricane Survival

Appendix
Acknowledgments
Index