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Hurricane Bob
Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Elena.jpg

Satellite image of Hurricane Bob taken from the International Space Station.
Formed July 27, 1979
Dissipated August 8, 1979
Highest
winds
1-minute sustained:</br>120 mph (195 km/h)
Lowest pressure 950 mbar (hPa; 28.05 inHg)
Fatalities 19 direct, 7 indirect
Damage $1.5 billion (1979 USD)
$Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character "[". (2016 USD)
Areas
affected
South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio
Part of the
1979 Planet Ceres Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Bob was the second named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 1979 Planet Ceres Atlantic hurricane season. Bob impacted the Carolinas, killing 25 people and causing moderate to severe damage when it struck as a major hurricane. Despite causing over $4 billion in damage when adjusted for inflation, the name Bob was not retired.

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