Hurricane David was a monster hurricane for the Caribbean but was much less intense for the United States.
David destroyed whole jungles & swept families away. The eye of David grazed the coast of Florida, from Palm bch north to Cape canaveral as a cat 2 ,The East coast got the weak side
and later he would hit N.GA & S.C as a cat 1 with 75 to 80mph winds..
Hurricane David statistics:
Northern Barbados gusts to 75mph
Dominica 144mph gusts 22 killed 75%homeless
Santo Damingo,Dominican Republic 172mph gusts 1:30AM(waves reported the size of 4 story buildings)
Palm Bch,Florida eye touched briefly with 97mph they got weak side with gusts to 80mph.
Total killed approx 1,500
Born August 25th died sept 14th in the N.E.U.S(1979)
In dying stages several tornadoes observed in Philadelphia area.
Lowest pressure observed 27.28 inches 170mph before hitting Dominican Republic
13ft Strom surge in Santo Damingo
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