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1893 Sea Islands hurricane facts for kids

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The 1893 Sea Islands hurricane was a very deadly tropical cyclone. It was Category 3 under Saffir-Simpson scale. The storm had winds near 120 mph. It made landfall at the Georgia-South Carolina border in late August 1893.

The hurricane had a severe storm surge.

It took the lives of 1,000–2,000 people when it made landfall, mostly from storm surge.

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