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200 Years Ago, The Year Without a Summer Devastated WNY

Baton Rouge Flood’s Impact on Apartment Market

Baton Rouge Flood's Impact on Apartment Market

Baton Rouge Flood’s Impact on Apartment Market

Eleven years after Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana was once again buffeted by severe storms and extensive flooding this summer, particularly in Baton Rouge. As of this writing, 13 people have died and at least 60,000 homes have suffered damage from the “once-in-a-thousand-years” flooding that struck in mid-August…

 

200 Years Ago, The Year Without a Summer Devastated WNY

Two hundred years ago, humans seemed to have no idea why temperatures had dropped so sharply during the summer months of 1816. One writer from the Buffalo Gazette attributed the bizarre weather patterns to “sun spots.” Another writer said he’d simply “leave it to greater philosophers” to figure out what happened. An article from Erie, Pa., reported people burning fires in their homes and wearing winter clothes in July…

 

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