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Dorian On Track To Hit Puerto Rico Wednesday, Could Become Hurricane Before Hitting Florida

Tropical Storm Dorian is gaining strength as it moves toward Puerto Rico Wednesday. President Trump declared a state of emergency Tuesday for the island in advance of Dorian’s arrival.

Forecasts are now showing the tropical storm could become a hurricane before hitting Florida’s coast.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jeff Huffman (huffmanheadsup), director and chief meteorologist of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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