The Hurricane of September 21st 1938

The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (HM124C)

Location: Providence, RI 02903 Providence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 49.541', W 71° 24.503'

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The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 driven by a wind velocity of 95 MPH max caused tidal waters to reach a new level as indicated below
13 feet 8½ inchesabove mean high waterone foot eleven and one fourth inches higher than previous record of September 23rd 1815

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In the great gale of September 23rd 1815 the wind driven waters around the walls of this building rose to the level of this lineEleven feet nine and one fourth inches above mean high water

HM NumberHM124C
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe city of Providence Public Buildings Dept./State of Rhode Island
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 299993 N 4633226
Decimal Degrees41.82568333, -71.40838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.541', W 71° 24.503'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 32.46" N, 71° 24' 30.18" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25 Canal Walk, Providence RI 02903, US
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