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SCONC: Stories about Hurricane Floyd

As the tropical season progresses, the State Climate Office of North Carolina continues its series of blog posts about historical storms that made big impacts in the past. Here are three new stories about Hurricane Floyd.

Twenty years ago today, Hurricane Floyd made landfall in eastern North Carolina, ending several days of rain and beginning the worst floods that part of the state had ever seen. Our lookback at Floyd begins with a summary of the storm and its impacts:
We have also written about Floyd’s damage to the agriculture industry, including the story of the storm from Onslow County:
Finally, we offer a first-hand look at the damage and recovery along the hard-hit Tar River:

Hogs atop a barn in Trenton, NC, after Hurricane Floyd. (Image from the Wilmington StarNews)