77 most devastating storms

HURRICANE AGNES: People are rescued by boat from
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HURRICANE AGNES: People are rescued by boat from their homes and taken to dry ground after Hurricane Agnes, a category 1 storm that caused $2.1 billion in damage and killed no more than 122 people in the U.S., forced the Susquehanna River to overflow its banks causing heavy flooding in Harrisburg, Pa. (June 23, 1972) (Credit: AP)

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Katrina, Andrew, Felix, Hugo and Irene are some of the most devastating storms in history. Their names are now among the dozens that have been officially retired by the National Weather Service so they will not wreak havoc again. After pounding the East Coast in 2012, Sandy was the most recent storm to have its name retired.

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