Download Hurricane Rains and Floods of August 1955, Carolinas to New England PDF Format Full by United States. Weather Bureau and published by . This book was released on 1956 with total page 166 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The excessive rains associated with hurricane Diane produced devastating floods in southern New England, eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York, and northern New Jersey on August 18-20, 1955. Both rains and floods were of record proportions and inflicted tremendous property damage and loss of life. The hurricane rains also produced floods in the Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia area and in eastern North Carolina, but these floods, except for some local areas, were generally not severe and damage was not extensive.