Remembering the 1950 Thanksgiving East Coast Superstorm

The November 1950 storm caused widespread flooding and wind damage along the East Coast while inland areas were coping with heavy snowfalls and very low temperatures. The storm developed over North Carolina then deepened rapidly into an “East Coast Bomb” as it tracked northward into Pennsylvania before turning northwest and headed towards Lake Erie and later curving southwest and then east across Ohio. Wind gusts were clocked at 94 mph in New York City, 108 mph at Newark Airport, 110 mph at Concord, NH. Read more