Where Did Hurricane Camille Hit?


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Hurricane Camille made landfall in Louisiana and moved into Alabama and Mississippi on Aug. 17, 1969. Camille continued on a north-northwest track into Tennessee before making a turn toward the east.

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Where Did Hurricane Camille Hit?
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Hurricane Camille continued east and exited the United States through Virginia, and it caused an estimated $1.5 billion in damages. Several locations received more than 25 inches of rainfall. Hurricane Camille was born off the coast of Africa and turned into a tropical depression four days later. When it made landfall in the United States as a Category 5 hurricane, winds were estimated to be around 200 mph, which created massive damage in the impacted states.

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