The Facts About Hurricane Hugo - What It Was, What It Wasn't and Why It Caused So Much Damage

by Peter R. Sparks, Clemson Univ, Clemson, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hurricane Hugo One Year Later


This paper summarizes the information presented at a public forum in Charleston, SC on September 15, 1990. Wind and surge conditions are described, the extent of damage to buildings and utilities is reviewed and the reasons for their poor performance are discussed.

Subject Headings: Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones | Storm surges | Building codes | Wind engineering | Utilities | Stormwater management | Public information programs | Standards and codes

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