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Hurricane Irma

NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to Everglades
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NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to Everglades

A research team flew over the Everglades and found that an estimated 60 percent of their mangrove study areas were heavily or severely damaged by hurricanes in 2017.

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Rainy Fingerprints of Irma
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Rainy Fingerprints of Irma

Rainfall from Hurricane Irma affected people on land, while most of Jose’s rain fell over the Atlantic Ocean.

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Barbuda and Saint Barthélemy Browned by Irma
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Barbuda and Saint Barthélemy Browned by Irma

Lush landscapes on the Caribbean islands turned brown after being battered by the powerful storm.

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Hurricane Irma Turns Caribbean Islands Brown
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Hurricane Irma Turns Caribbean Islands Brown

Lush landscapes turned from green to brown after being battered by the powerful storm.

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Hurricane Irma Strikes Florida
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Hurricane Irma Strikes Florida

The storm moved toward the west coast of the peninsula, though effects were being felt along both coasts and across the interior.

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A Menacing Line of Hurricanes
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A Menacing Line of Hurricanes

Three intense storms are bearing down on North America and the Caribbean Islands.

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Three Hurricanes in the Atlantic
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Three Hurricanes in the Atlantic

In early September 2017, hurricanes Katia, Irma, and Jose lined up across the Atlantic basin.

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Hot Water Ahead for Hurricane Irma
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Hot Water Ahead for Hurricane Irma

After striking the Leeward Islands as a category 5 storm, Irma is headed toward more warm, hurricane-sustaining water.

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Hurricane Irma Strengthens
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Hurricane Irma Strengthens

Growing to a category 5 storm, Hurricane Irma is among the strongest Atlantic hurricanes ever observed.

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