July 13, 1895
New Jersey, NY: Cherry Hill Tornado in North Jersey did
$50,000 damage; funnel then descended at New
York City in Harlem and Woodhaven, where one
was killed; ended as a waterspout in Jamaica
Bay; New York City damage totalled $43,000.
Note: This is not the Cherry Hill in South Jersey.
July 13, 1975
The East: (13th-15th) A stationary front that extended
from Maine to Florida caused 3 days of heavy
rains from the Appalachians to the Atlantic
Coast. River flooding in low-lying areas was
reported in PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA and NC.
Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD each
received more than 3 inches of rain in a 24-hour
period. Up to 7 inches of rain fell in 24 hours
on parts of Maryland's eastern shore. Northern
New Jersey was hit hardest with flash flooding.
A total of 6.11 inches of rain fell on Trenton, NJ
in a one-hour period. NJ was declared in a state of
emergency and officials stated that as much
as 34 inches of rain had fallen in the northern half
of the state with property damage close to $30
million. Five people drowned.