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Hurricane Irene Heads Toward Florida

Hurricane Irene is expected to head toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by the weekend.

Hurricane Irene is expected to head toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by the weekend.

Hurricane Irene has moved away from Puerto Rico. It is predicted to pass just north of Hispaniola and reach the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas on Tuesday.

The storm is expected to gain strength and may threaten Florida and the southeast coast of the United States by the weekend.

If you live near the path of the storm, Ready.gov recommends that you:

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