Hurricane Donna, 1960    Category 4 Hurricane Donna created the only hurricane-force winds ever recorded across the whole East Coast from Florida to New England.

Hurricane Donna, 1960 Category 4 Hurricane Donna created the only hurricane-force winds ever recorded across the whole East Coast from Florida to New England.

Anson Street after Hurricane Donna in 1960 Historic Charleston Foundation

Anson Street after Hurricane Donna in 1960 Historic Charleston Foundation

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I was 8 years old when moving to Sarasota in 1960... I remember every moment of Donna...

I was 8 years old when moving to Sarasota in 1960... I remember every moment of Donna...

Hurricane Donna, 1960. This Category 5 hurricane brought storm surges which rose up to 13 feet in the Florida Keys and wind speeds clocking in at 128 mph. It claimed 50 lives in the United States and damaged properties worth $387 million (in 1960 dollars).

Hurricane Donna, 1960. This Category 5 hurricane brought storm surges which rose up to 13 feet in the Florida Keys and wind speeds clocking in at 128 mph. It claimed 50 lives in the United States and damaged properties worth $387 million (in 1960 dollars).

Devastation after the hurricane at Miami Beach (1926). | Florida Memory
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