HURRICANE ONSLAUGHT

THE WORST STORM SEASON SINCE 1933 COULD BE THE START OF A DANGEROUS TREND

ALLISON. BARRY. CHANTAL. DEAN. Erin. Felix. Gabrielle. Humberto. Iris. Jerry. Karen. Luis. If residents of low-lying coastal areas are anxious this summer, they have a dozen reasons--and more are undoubtedly on the way. The hurricane season has not yet peaked, but menacing storms are already rumbling across the Atlantic Ocean one after another, like warplanes taking off from a carrier deck. Last week alone, four ominously swirling air masses zigzagged across satellite weather maps, packed so close together that it almost seemed they might merge to form a single monster storm. "You feel like you're standing in the line of fire,"...

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