Oct 1, 2015 12:52 PM
Hurricanes Carol and Edna
#2 Hurricanes Carol and Edna
Carol touched down as a Category 3 on Aug. 31, 1954 and is blamed for 68 deaths and more than $460 million in damage in New England. Carol measured with 100 mph winds and gusts that hit 135 mph and destroyed 4,000 homes, 3,500 cars and more than 3,000 boats.
Just days later on Sept. 11, Hurricane Edna made landfall in Maine and went on to cause another 2 deaths and $40 million in damage.