Quietest Atlantic Hurricane Season Since 1986
Posted: 11:59 AM EDT on October 01, 2014
The traditional busiest month of the Atlantic hurricane season, September, is now over, and we are on the home stretch. Just three weeks remain of the peak danger portion of the season. September 2014 ended up with just two named storms forming--Dolly and Edouard. With only five named storms so far in 2014, this is the quietest Atlantic hurricane season since 1986, when we also had just five named storms by the beginning of October.
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Onslow County Courthouse in North Carolina was destroyed on this date in 1752 as the second severe hurricane in two weeks hit Cape Fear and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. After the courthouse was destroyed, the county seat was moved further inland.
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