Aftermath of Hurricane Marilyn, another Category 3 hurricane.
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Hurricane Threatens Bahamas and U.S. Coast
News story originally written on August 24, 1998
season is generally from June to November. Mother nature is keeping up with her end of the bargain! Michael Formosa, a meteorologist with the National Hurricane Center, said earlier today that Hurricane Bonnie is, "brushing the Bahamas to the east on its way to the Carolinas."
This hurricane is a category 3 storm capable of considerable damage. If this hurricane does reach the U.S. East coast, flooding and high winds could cause a lot of property damage. This hurricane has been very hard to forecast because it is erratic, i.e. it continues to stall overnight and then during the day it continues on its northwest path headed for the East coast. The hurricane could reach the coast in 2-3 days, so specialists are asking residents of Florida to North Carolina to remain alert.
Here's the tropical update index supported by the Weather Channel.
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