1977-Clara

Legend of sources

On September 5, 1977, Tropical Depression Clara was located just north of Charleston, South Carolina. Clara became a category one hurricane with winds of 120 km/h. Clara headed due east before making a ‘loop-du-loop’ south, then headed northeast, passing east of Newfoundland on September 12. Only wind damage was reported in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Clara exited the CHC Response Zone as a weak low on September 13.

Nova Scotia

September 16, 1977

  • 100 km/h winds in Antigonish (HH)
  • The storm overturned campers, uprooted trees, damaged barns and caused power outages in Antigonish (HH)