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HURRICANES AND TROPICAL STORMS
AFFECTING SOUTH CAROLINA 1890-1899




Year Dates
in S.C.
Landfall
Area
Category Storm Track Map Comments
1893 June 15-16 N Cedar Key, FL H Track Northeast , along S.C. coast, out to sea near Norfolk, VA.
1893 August 27-28 Savannah, GA H Track North-northeast through SC Midlands. 96-120 mph winds, tremendous storm surge; major damage; moved north near Columbia, then northeast. 2,000 dead, $10 million damage.
1893 3-Oct Biloxi, MS H Track Moved northeast across S.C. Piedmont; heavy rains, out to sea at Manteo, N.C.
1893 October 13 near Charleston H Track Moved north-northeast, caused loss of life in Georgetown S.C.
1894 September 27 Tampa-St. Petersburg FL. H Track Moved northeast; second landfall south of Edisto Island S.C., dissipated inland
1894 October 9 Panama City, FL H Track Northeast inland along S.C. coast and out to sea at Norfolk, VA.
1896 September 29 Cedar Key, FL H Track North-northeast through S.C. Midlands; heavy rain event.
1897 September 22 Wilmington, NC T.S. Track Passed offshore. No reports.
1898 August 31 Savannah, GA H Track Inland along Savannah river.
1899 October 31 Myrtle Beach, S.C. H Track North into N.C., transitioned to an extratropical cyclone.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1870-1879.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1880-1889.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1890-1899.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1900-1909.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1910-1919.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1920-1929.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1930-1939.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1940-1949.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1950-1959.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1960-1969.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1970-1979.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1980-1989.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 1990-1999.

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes: 2000-2009.

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