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Awesome, Frightening Views of Hurricane Florence
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The potent category 3 storm is headed for landfall in the southeastern coast of the United States.

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2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season
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2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2005 Atlantic Hurricane season broke record after record: most named storms, lowest pressure measured in the Atlantic, longest-lived December hurricane, and the list goes on. This image provides a summary of the season, with the track of each named storm marked in black. In all, 30 tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes formed in 2005. Of these, 26 were named storms, a status given to tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Hurricane Isaac
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The storm was expected to make landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, while marching straight up the Mississippi River basin.

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The Complex Evolution of Florence’s Winds
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The Complex Evolution of Florence’s Winds

The hurricane is among the longest-lived cyclones of 2018, and the storm’s winds had plenty of time to rage and ease as they ran into different environmental conditions.

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Hurricane Irene
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Hurricane Irene extends from central Florida to North Carolina in this image taken at 2:05 Eastern Daylight Time on August 26, 2011.

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Hurricane Alex: First Atlantic Hurricane of 2010
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Hurricane Alex: First Atlantic Hurricane of 2010

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Hurricane Irene Nears Landfall
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Hurricane Irene Nears Landfall

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Hurricane Chris
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Hurricane Chris

Tropical Storm Chris intensified off the coast of the eastern United States and became the second hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.

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Tropical Storm Alberto
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Tropical Storm Alberto

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