The most destructive hurricanes of the last 50 years

Published: Monday, Oct. 29 2012 3:25 p.m. MDT

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Paul Vathis, AP Photo
Peak category: 1

Damage: $2.1 billion in the United States

Deaths: 122 deaths in the United States and 7 in western Cuba

Strongest winds: Unknown

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: 14 to 19 inches

Highest MB pressure: Unknown

Tornadoes produced: Unknown

Hurricane Agnes hit the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, northwestern Caribbean, Georgia and North Carolina. Its final stop was in New York, New York.
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