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Aug 31, 2015

Hurricane Fred is bringing very heavy rains to the Cape Verde Islands. From the National Hurricane Center's Hurricane Fred Forecast Discussion: "According to the official Atlantic tropical cyclone record, which begins in 1851, Fred is the first hurricane to pass through the Cape Verde Islands since 1892. We caution, however, that the database is less reliable prior to the satellite era (mid 1960s onward)." This image was taken by GOES Ea...

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