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How tropical storms become catastrophic hurricanes

Hurricane Florence is set to slam into the East Coast this week. The Carolinas are expected to be hardest hit by the storm, which could bring unprecedented flooding in its wake. But what turns a tropical storm into a potentially deadly hurricane?

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