MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 24: Hurricane Specialist Eric Blake works on tracking Hurricane Irene at the National Hurricane Center on August 24, 2011 in Miami, Florida. Irene is on track to move over the ... more 
MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 24: Hurricane Specialist Eric Blake works on tracking Hurricane Irene at the National Hurricane Center on August 24, 2011 in Miami, Florida. Irene is on track to move over the Bahamas as a category 3 storm and from there cooler ocean temperatures are expected to lessen the wind speeds, but it could still be a major storm as it approaches the North Carolina coast August 27. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) less 
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