Hurricane Isabel was the costliest and deadliest hurricane of the 2003 season, claiming lives and causing extensive damage and flooding across North Carolina and Virginia.
As a Category 2 storm, Isabel made landfall along the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Sept. 18, 2003. The storm killed 17 people and caused more than $3 billion in damage.
"Isabel is considered one of the most significant tropical cyclones to affect northeast North Carolina, east central Virginia, and the Chesapeake and Potomac regions since Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and the Chesapeake-Potomac Hurricane of 1933," according to NOAA.
Storm surge of more than 8 feet resulted in flooding for all rivers that flowed into the Chesapeake Bay across Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
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Prior to a blizzard slamming the Northeast Monday night through Tuesday, less intense but yet still disruptive snow will streak from Midwest to the mid-Atlantic through Monday.
An all-out blizzard will slam the New York City area and New England Monday night through Tuesday, bringing many communities to a standstill.
For Atlantic Canada, yet another winter storm will bring widespread travel disruptions on Tuesday.
In an effort to improve air quality across Utah during the winter season, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed a seasonal wood burn ban, much to the chagrin of many locals.
An unsettled pattern for Europe looks to culminate in the form of a large storm system late-week.
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Destructive tornado hit factory; many killed.
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Ohio River was an amazing eighty feet above flood stage.