Connecticut's Declared Natural Disasters
Federal major disasters have been declared 19 times in Connecticut, with an additional 11 emergency declarations, since the 1950s. The gallery below contains the most severe of those emergency declarations. Visit the FEMA Connecticut Disaster History for a full list.
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Sept. 17, 1954 - Hurricane Carol
Hurricane Carol lashed New England and coastal areas of New York and New Jersey, leaving 68 people dead. This scene is at New London's Ocean Beach.