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
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 has winds of 115mph. 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. 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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