More than six months’ worth of rain fell on Nelson County in a single night in August 1969, creating the worst natural disaster in Virginia history.

Hurricane Camille formed 50 years ago on August 14, 1969, south of Cuba. It made landfall in the U.S. along the Mississippi coast on August 18, and it arrived in Virginia on August 19.

This Sunday the Richmond Times-Dispatch will have a special section marking the 50th anniversary of the deadly storm and it's impact in Virginia. 

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