Hurricane Agnes

Hurricane Agnes (HM2BTJ)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.066', W 77° 26.744'

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3 Feet | June 19-23, 1972

The red line below marks the highest known flood level at this location.

On June 20, 1972, Hurricane Agnes brought torrential rainfall to the Richmond region, with the flood crest occurring on June 23. Al this spot, flood levels reached a height of 3 feel above ground, or 40 feet NAVD88.One of the costliest hurricanes to hit the U.S in recorded history, Hurricane Agnes caused:

> Entire watersheds to reach record flood levels, including the James
> 13 local storm-related fatalities
> Over $140 million in local damage
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Date Added Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 283903 N 4156972
Decimal Degrees37.53443333, -77.44573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.066', W 77° 26.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 3.9600000000002" N, 77° 26' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 615 Tredegar St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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