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... Tropical storm (SSHS) Duration August 20 – August 28 Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) 989 mbar (hPa) Tropical Storm Doria, the costliest storm of the season, developed from a tropical wave on August 20 to the east ... Doria turned to the north, and reached peak winds of 65 mph (105 km/h) as it was making landfall near Morehead City, North Carolina ... It turned to the northeast, and moved through the Mid-Atlantic and New England as a tropical storm before becoming an extratropical storm over Maine on August 29 ...
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