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Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm, NOAA's National Hurricane Center announced at noon on Monday. Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter indicate that Florence has continued to rapidly strengthen and has maximum sustained winds near 130 mph. (Photo: NOAA)
With sustained winds of nearly 130 mph and now what NOAA considers a "major" hurricane, one meteorologist declared: "Holy... Florence is a beast."
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A street is flooded during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The category 5 storm is expected to pass over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands today, and make landfall in Florida by the weekend.
Irma is expected to maintain record-setting wind speed Thursday as it barrels...