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Hurricane Gloria at New York landfall

Hurricane Gloria was a hurricane during the 1985 Atlantic hurricane season that prowled the Atlantic Ocean from September 16 to September 28, 1985. A Cape Verde-type hurricane, it reached Category 4 on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale, but weakened significantly by the time it made landfall on North Carolina and Long Island. Gloria caused extensive damage in the East Coast of the United States amounting to $1.6 billion (2005 USD), and was responsible for 11 fatalities.

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