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'Incredibly powerful' Hurricane Lee will see 180 mph winds, forecasters say

Posted on AllSides September 8th, 2023
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Hurricane Lee has grown shockingly fast, and it's not done: its winds are forecast to top 180 mph by Friday evening.

For now, Lee is an "incredibly powerful" Category 5 storm with 165 mph winds, the National Hurricane Center says. But thankfully, it's not currently threatening to make landfall anywhere in the U.S. or the Caribbean.

That doesn't mean no one will experience any effects from Lee. The hurricane's sheer power will bring dangerous beach conditions to Puerto Rico and other islands on Friday and Saturday. By Sunday, "most of the U.S....

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