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Hurricane Georges began west of the Cape Verde Islands on September 1, 1980. Georges became a category one hurricane with winds of 130 km/h. It entered the southeastern marine district just before midnight on September 8th when it was reaching its maximum strength. Georges left the CHC Response Zone on September 10 without impacting Canada and dissipated the same day.
Rainfall image map of Hurricane Georges, which entered the southeastern marine district just before midnight on September 8, 1980. Georges left the Canadian Hurricane Centre Response Zone on September 10, 1980 and dissipated the same day. No significant rainfall over Canadian land areas
Hurricane Georges started tracking in the Canadian Hurricane Centre response zone at position 1 outlined in green, with winds of 64 knots and occurred southeast of Nova Scotia heading northeast. It continued tracking northeast to position 2 outlined in yellow with winds of 64 knots. The storm tracked away from Newfoundland and out into the Atlantic by position 3 outlined in brown with winds of 64 knots north of storm centre. As it tracked through Atlantic Canada the storm reached a maximum wind speed of 65 knots, with an mslp of 993 millibar
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