FLORIDA KEYS LABOR DAY STORM

Demras Oliver

Information about the storm.

The hurricane was a Category 5.

This caused 408 fatalities.(259 of which were WWI veterans)

Winds powerful enough to strip clothing off of people out in the open.

Damage in the US cost around $6 million.

Location 24.6669° N, 81.5442° W

Atlantic Ocean

Maximum Wind speeds 185 mph

Central Pressure 26.35 inHg

Highest Storm Tide was 6ft over sea level

28 in. of rainfall

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1935 Labor Day hurricane

Thursday, Aug. 29th 1935 at 9:30am

Florida Keys, Monroe County, FL, United States

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