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Tropical Storm Hazel originated on October 7, 1953 near the Mexico coast with 111 km/h winds. Upon entering the CHC Response Zone on October 11, Hazel was considerably weakened with winds of 93 km/h. It entered Canadian waters near dawn on October 12 at a strength of 74 km/h and brought winds and rain to Sable Island before dissipating later that day.

Nova Scotia

October 12, 1953

  • Heavy rain and high winds were reported on Sable Island (HH)
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