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It then veered northward in response to a deep trough over Appalachiasparing the Bahamas, Florida, the Carolinas, and the Mid-Atlantic states.
At the same time, a high pressure system was centered north of Bermudapreventing the hurricane from making an eastward turn out to sea. This rapid movement did not permit enough time for the storm to weaken over the cooler waters before it reached Long Island.
Both Westfield, Massachusetts and Dorset, Vermont reported calm conditions and partial clearing during passage of the eye, which is a rather unusual occurrence for a New England hurricane.
It crossed into Quebec at approximately The post-tropical remnants dissipated over northern Ontario a few days later. Forecasting the storm[ edit ] InUnited States forecasting lagged behind forecasting in Europe, where new techniques were being used to analyze air masses, taking into account the influence of fronts.
The Jacksonville, Floridaoffice of the weather bureau issued a warning on September 19 that a hurricane might hit Florida. Residents and authorities made extensive preparations, as they had endured the Labor Day Hurricane three years earlier.
He concluded that the storm would be squeezed between a high-pressure area located to the west and a high-pressure area to the east, and that it would be forced to ride up a trough of low pressure into New England.
A noon meeting was called and Pierce presented his conclusion, but he was overruled by "celebrated" chief forecaster Charles Mitchell and his senior staff. In Boston, meteorologist E. The Washington office issued an advisory saying that the storm was 75 miles east-southeast of Atlantic City and would pass over Long Island and Connecticut.
Re-analysis of the storm suggests that the hurricane was farther north just 50 miles from Fire Islandand that it was stronger and larger than the advisory said. Other damages included 26, automobiles destroyed and 20, electrical poles toppled.
The hurricane also devastated the forests of the Northeast, knocking down an estimated two billion trees in New York and New England. In all, over 2. The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad from New Haven to Providence was particularly hard hit, as countless bridges along the Shore Line were destroyed or flooded, severing rail connections to badly affected cities such as Westerly, Rhode Island.
However, Yale had a backup forest at Great Mountain in northwestern Connecticut which was spared from the totality of the damages, and they were able to keep their forestry program running, which maintains operation today. Crops sustained wind damage. Railroad and ferry services were suspended for a time.
The Staten Island Ferry boat Knickerbocker got stuck in the terminal with passengers aboard. Similar scenes occurred in other locations on the north shore. Morgan estate in Glen Cove was heavily damaged. The Dune Road area of Westhampton Beach was obliterated, resulting in 29 deaths.
There were 21 other deaths through the rest of the east end of Long Island. The storm surge temporarily turned Montauk into an island as it flooded across the South Fork at Napeague and obliterated the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road.
Long Island was hit hard being exposed to the storm due to its shorelines. The estimated storm tide was 15 feet in this region. A mean low water storm tide of 8 feet was recorded at Port Jefferson. Ten new inlets were created on eastern Long Island.
The surging water created the Shinnecock Inlet by carving out a large section of barrier island separating Shinnecock Bay from the Atlantic. The steeple has not been rebuilt. Wading River suffered substantial damage.
The fishing industry was destroyed, as was half of the apple crop. The storm surge was especially violent along the Rhode Island shore, sweeping hundreds of summer cottages out to sea. Low-lying Block Island was almost completely underwater, and many drowned.
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