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This Year’s Hurricane Season Was Intense. Is It A Taste Of The Future?

Enlarge this image Satellite imagery of the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 8, as three hurricanes (Katia, Irma, and Jose) are on the move. NASA/J. Stevens/J. Allen hide caption toggle caption NASA/J. Stevens/J. Allen With the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season finally over, scientists are taking stock of what they say was a monumental year. A total of 10 hurricanes swept the region. Six were major storms of Category 3 or higher, and three of those were Category 4 or higher when they made landfall, spreading havoc from the Caribbean to Texas….

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