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East Coast may become more vulnerable to hurricanes

A recent study published in the journal Nature and described in the Daytona Beach News-Journal  showed that in coming years the east coast of the US may become more vulnerable to devastating hurricanes because of an expected decrease in wind shear over the region, which could allow hurricanes to intensify more quickly. That, along with rising sea surface temperatures, could fuel more rapid increases in wind speed that could increase damage in coastal and inland areas. You can read more here. This article from NOAA provides more information at