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Jenny Jarvie

Jenny Jarvie is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times based in Atlanta, where she covers stories on politics, culture, race, immigration and poverty. She has written from the South for a range of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the New Republic, Atlantic’s CityLab, ArtsATL and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Raised in England and Italy, Jarvie studied English literature and philosophy at the University of Glasgow in Scotland and began her journalism career at the Daily Telegraph in London.
When a Category None hurricane is worse than a Category 5

So why do people ignore hurricane warnings? Are they lulled into a false sense of security when a storm is downgraded from a Category 3 to a Category 1?

Escaping a major storm like Florence is tough. It's even tougher when you're broke

Florence’s slow-moving assault on the mid-Atlantic generated more problems and anxiety Sunday as the former hurricane — the wettest storm in the recorded history of the Carolinas — kept pouring rain on millions of residents.

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