Long Island Express

75 Years Ago Saturday: Long Island Express Hurricane Devastates The NortheastSeventy-five years ago Saturday, a deadly and fast-moving storm hit Long Island and New England and surprised everyone.
Expert Recounts 'Unimaginable' Great New England Hurricane Of 1938 In New BookAbout 700 people died 75 years ago when the storm known variously as the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 or the Long Island Express began plowing up the Northeast coastline at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 21, 1938.
South Shore Of Long Island Preparing For Irene's Best PunchWesthampton Beach mayor Conrad Teller was in the third grade during the Great New England Hurricane in 1938. Recalling the storm, which left 50 people dead, Teller says, unlike Hurricane Irene, no one knew what was about to hit.
Official: 12-14 Inches Of Rain Possible In Isolated Parts Of ConnecticutMarinas pulled boats in from the water, tourists canceled shoreline getaways and Connecticut's governor urged residents to make storm preparations.
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