• 6 ways to prepare now for hurricanes

    August 30, 2016; 6:24 AM ET

    The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Santa Cruz (1929)
Coastal Steamer San Juan (over 2,000 tons) was rammed off Pigeon Point near Santa Cruz, CA by the oil tanker S.C.T. Doss which was proceeding at "excessive speed in fog without sounding fog signals". 70 passengers and crew of San Juan drowned.

East Coast (1954)
Hurricane Carol hit with the single greatest property loss to date.

Raleigh, NC (1965)
46 degrees -- coldest ever in August.

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