On This Day: Hurricane Hazel paves a path of destruction through Virginia

On This Day: Hurricane Hazel paves a path of destruction through Virginia
Hurricane Hazel causes flooding, seen here, in Morehead City, North Carolina. (Source: National Weather Service)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - On this day in history: Oct. 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel blew into Virginia after making landfall in North Carolina as a Category 4 hurricane.

The system would pave a path of destruction from the commonwealth to Canada.

Learn all about this ferocious storm from NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden in Episode 2 of Season 4 of the How We Got Here Podcast:

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