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Hurricane Hits Caribbean Isles

Associated Press

Hurricane Kate buffeted the northern Caribbean, the Turks and Caicos islands and the Bahamas with wind gusts of nearly 110 m.p.h. today as it advanced on south Florida, where a hurricane watch was posted.

At 11 a.m. EST, Kate was centered near latitude 21 degrees 6 minutes north and longitude 74 degrees 2 minutes west, just north of Great Inagua Island in the Bahamas and about 500 miles southeast of Miami.


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