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Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form in the Atlantic during the 2019 hurricane season, which begins June 1. NOAA via Getty Images hide caption

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The 2019 Hurricane Season Will Be 'Near Normal.' But Normal Can Still Be Devastating

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Debris from Hurricane Michael rests along a canal on Oct. 18, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla. NOAA upgraded the storm to a Category 5 after completing its analysis. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Flames creep along the cedar siding on a test house hit by blown embers at a research facility run by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire

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Downtown Houston flooded by rain from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017. The buildings in the region exacerbated rainfall from the storm, according to a new study. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Houston Got Hammered By Hurricane Harvey — And Its Buildings Are Partly To Blame

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Beachgoers enjoy the shore in Mazatlan, Sinaloa state, Mexico on Sunday. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 5, is expected to land in the region late Tuesday or Wednesday. Daniel Slim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hurricane Michael is expected to be a major storm when it arrives at Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday. After moving ashore, it will head northeastward toward Georgia and South Carolina. NOAA/NWS, Esri, HERE, Garmin, Earthstar Geographics hide caption

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Michael Upgraded To Category 4 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle

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A satellite image from Monday shows Hurricane Florence as it travels west and gains strength in the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricanes Isaac and Helene have also formed off the coast of West Africa. NOAA/GOES/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Drives Bigger, Wetter Storms — Storms Like Florence

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"It was a sobering experience. I knew it was bad, but until you see it — I wasn't prepared for it, to be honest with you," Kenny Chesney says. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kenny Chesney's Love Note To Caribbean After Disaster: It's About The Moving Forward

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Beryl, the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2018 season, was headed for the Lesser Antilles, where it was expected to make landfall by Monday. National Hurricane Center hide caption

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NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it moved toward the Florida Coast in the Caribbean Sea on Sept. 07, 2017. Irma was a Category 5 hurricane, and in its aftermath, some people want a Category 6. NOAA /Getty Images hide caption

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Some Survivors Of Category 5 Hurricane Irma Want A Category 6

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After Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast in August 2017, the storm stalled over Houston and dumped as much as 60 inches of rain on some parts of the region. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Hurricanes Are Moving More Slowly, Which Means More Damage

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