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Buzzards Bay area could be devastated if a hurricane similar to 1938 storm hits, weather service says

If a storm similar to the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 strikes again, communities in Buzzards Bay could be devastated, according to a computerized model developed by the National Weather Service.

“It’s beautiful to live at the coast, that’s for sure, but one of these days it’s going to get us,” said Glenn Field, warning coordination meteorologist for the Weather Service in Taunton.

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