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Florida Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Continues to Gain Strength

A state of emergency has been declared in all Florida counties as the rapidly intensifying Hurricane Irma—now a Category 5 storm—is expected to cut a swath through the Caribbean and then shift northwards towards the US coast.

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Southeast Braces For Potentially ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, strengthened as it barreled toward the southeastern United States on Thursday after killing at least 69 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march.

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