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The Great Appalachian Storm was raging on this date in 1950. Intense low pressure moved from central Pennsylvania into western New York, a position that historically favors strong southeast winds. But the intensity of the gale center brought sustained winds of 72 mph in Burlington, VT, and wind gusts to 110 mph in Concord, NH, causing widespread damage.