1930 Dominican Republic hurricane facts for kids
|Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||August 29, 1930|
|Dissipated||September 17, 1930|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 155 mph (250 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||933 mbar (hPa); 27.55 inHg|
|Damage||$50 million (1930 USD)|
|Areas affected||Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Florida, North Carolina|
|Part of the 1930 Atlantic hurricane season|
The hurricane was small although strong when it went through the Caribbean.
The storm caused 2,000-8,000 deaths, mostly in the Dominican Republic.
Damage from the storm was over $50 million.
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