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1913 Atlantic hurricane season
The 1913 season was a quiet one. Only four tropical cyclones formed during the season. All but one became hurricanes. The first storm of the season was Category 2 hurricane that struck Cancun,Mexico and Padre Island , Texas. This storm caused major flooding and killed one person. The second was a Category 1 that came ashore near Cape Lookout, North Carolina . Though the storm was fairly weak, it still caused heavy damage along the shoreline and two people were killed. The third was another Category 2 that stayed out to sea. The last storm of the season was a tropical storm that hit Charleston, South Carolina. Damage from this storm was minimal.
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