Just a little history –
     October 15, 1954 Hurricane Hazel hit the southeast coast of North Carolina. She hit at high tide and during a full moon. A category 4 hurricane, she wrecked more havoc than most cat 4s because of the aforementioned facts. Hazel was one of the most dangerous hurricanes in recorded history cutting a swath of destruction reaching the northeast coastal areas of the United States.
     Before 1953 hurricanes were not named but were numbered. During that year, there were none of any magnitude. However, the following year, on August 31, 1953, Hurricane Carol hit the northeast coast, doing great damage to Connecticut and other nearby coastal areas.
    Carol and Hazel were so horrific that their names have been retired from the pool of names used in naming hurricanes.

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