Hurricane Daisy - August 27-30, 1958

This system was first detected as a tropical storm 300 miles east-northeast of Miami on August 24th. This system
moved northward, developing into a hurricane on the 25th.  Daisy accelerated as it gained latitude, moving offshore
the Eastern Seaboard.  On the 27th, it reached its maximum intensity as a category 3 hurricane, before weakening and
becoming an extratropical cyclone soon after clearing New England.  The graphics below show the storm total rainfall
from Daisy.  The rainfall within the Carolinas formed with a frontal band well to the north of Daisy.  Rainfall data was
provided by the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina.

Daisy (1958) Storm Total Rainfall
Daisy (1958) Storm Total Rainfall Daisy (1958) Storm Total Rainfall