Hurricane Fran in Raleigh, North Carolina

The Hardie House gets a visitor.
Photo by Jeffrey A. Groves

Hurricane Fran 1996

This is the result of feeder winds to a tornado caused by Hurricane Fran. The sound that this tree made when it fell was unforgettable. The tornado downed most of the trees in a 50 foot wide swath that went on for some 300 yards.

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Hurricane Fran

This is a radar picture that I downloaded from just after the eye of hurricane Fran cleared the Raleigh area. My friend Lizette and I spent the entire night bailing water out of her house in Raleigh, NC.



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