Hurricane agnes, june 1972 hurricane joaquin could bring trouble for richmond. Hurricane agnes 1972, boyertown pottstown pennsylvania area. The pottstown mercurys headlines in late june 1972 were as dramatic as they come in the newspaper business. Pottstown pulled together to survive hurricane agnes. Lebanon daily news from lebanon, pennsylvania page 21.
Dec 5, 20 tropical storm agnes, opening the 1972 hurricane season, developed off mexicos yucatan peninsula as a tropical depression on june 15, 1972. The impact of hurricane agnes on pottstown and the surrounding region 40 years ago, june 2226, 1972, was devastating. In central pennsylvania, the susquehanna river crested at 32. Tropical storm agnes dumped 19 inches of rain june 1924, 1972, from florida to new york. The goal of the agnes flood documentary project is to produce a 90 minute documentary that. Pottstown, pa obituaries, tributes, and stories about the lives of community members. In 1972, hurricane agnes swept through, destroying most of the park. Were you in tioga county for the hurricane agnes flooding of 1972. Hurricane agnes 1972, boyertown pottstown pennsylvania. Home video archives from my fathers 8mm camera of the aftermath of hurricane agnes recorded while visiting family in pottstown pa. The effects of agnes were widespread, from the caribbean to canada, with much of the east coast of the united states affected.
Hurricane agnes 1972, boyertown pottstown pennsylvania area duration. Hurricane agnes and the flood of 72 part 1 youtube. In the interest of public safety, critical coronavirus coverage is being provided free to all readers. Hurricane agnes was the first named tropical storm of the 1972 hurricane season, which should probably serve as. New photos of tropical storm agnes donated to york college.
But will it be as bad as one of the citys worst floods. Were you in tioga county for the hurricane agnes flooding. Hurricane agnes, 1972 hurricane season, atlantic hurricane. The gardening channel with james prigioni recommended for you. Hyperlocal news, alerts, discussions and events for pottstown, pa. Lebanon daily news from lebanon, pennsylvania on july 28. Support more reporting like this with a subscription to the pottstown mercury. The parks rich history included overcoming near tragedy. Weather underground provides tracking maps, 5day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting hurricane agnes tracker.102 583 1511 1359 213 351 418 552 157 1182 985 745 256 1304 75 1377 974 225 323 1441 727 203 766 1455 1189 1420 1135 1065 191 942 87 1289