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Remembering Hurricane Carol

Your view?
Did you witness Hurricane Carol in 1954? Tell me about it! And if you have a picture you're willing to share, that's all the better. I'd love to hear from you and I'll add what you have to say to our "Your Views" page. So if you have something to share, please:

Send me email, Greg Stone


This was a real nice shock - the Providence Journal called for what I assumed was a few paragraphs in a general story about Hurricane Carol. Instead it turned out to be a story devoted to this Web site and it ran on Page 1 on the 50th anniversary of the Hurricane.

They did an excellent job and the result was a real surge of hits on the Web site and many new stories from people about their own experiences. (What I like most about this was I didn't promote the Web site to them - they discovered the web site on their own and contacted me. )

You can read the Journal story here.

or if you have a problem getting to it, try here.

In 1954 I was 13 and the most exciting thing to happen was Hurricane Carol. Greg and catI took pictures during the storm and after the storm, made them into sets, and sold them to neighbors. Here are the pictures and my memories along with those of family and friends. Greg Stone
Email:
gstone@umassd.edu


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Links about Carol in particular and Hurricanes in general
Barrington Yacht Club
This site, put up by the Barrington Yacht Club, gives a brief overview of Hurricane Carol
National Weather Service
Here's the official description of Hurricane Carol from the folks who ought to know.
Good, more detailed report
This site has a solid description of the storm, as well as photos. Quite interesting.
Tracking information
Want to know exactly where Hurricane Carol was on what date and time? The Weather Underground has all the tracking coordinates here. Spiffy color map as well!
Barrington
This is the official town web site.
Current Hurricanes?
There're tons of choices, but I like the Underground Weather site. even when there isn't a storm around, look at this page caefully - it has quite a bit of historical hurricane information.
Seasonal forecast
I'm skeptical about these things - skeptical about long range forecasts in general - but hey, they make interesting reading.


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