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Screen grab from the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2012, file photo, Dr. Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, right, checks on the status of Tropical Storm Isaac as James Franklin, chief hurricane specialist, looks on at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Franklin, a retiring chief of the hurricane specialist unit at the National Hurricane Center in Miami says further cuts to tropical weather research threaten to undermine recent improvements in hurricane intensity forecasts. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

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FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, James Franklin, Branch Chief of Hurricane Forecast Operations, gestures as he talks to a reporter at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Franklin, a retiring chief of the hurricane specialist unit at the National Hurricane Center in Miami says further cuts to tropical weather research threaten to undermine recent improvements in hurricane intensity forecasts. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2010, file photo, Chief hurricane forecaster James Franklin prepares for a live update on Hurricane Earl at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Franklin, a retiring chief of the hurricane specialist unit at the National Hurricane Center in Miami says further cuts to tropical weather research threaten to undermine recent improvements in hurricane intensity forecasts. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House from Marine One, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Washington, as he arrives from Miami where the he visited the National Hurricane Center and the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity to pay his respects to the Cuban-American diaspora that worship there. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama, with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, participate in a briefing at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Thursday, May 28, 2015, to draw attention to preparedness in advance of the annual storm season that formally begins June 1. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Tropical Storm Arthur has formed off the central Florida coast, becoming the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. (My Fox Hurricane)

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Tropical Storm Arthur has formed off the central Florida coast, becoming the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. (My Fox Hurricane)

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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2006 file photo, National Hurricane Center director Max Mayfield briefs a Charleston, S.C., television audience on the progress of Tropical Storm Ernesto, at the hurricane center in Miami. Delivering the weather has put a whole new group of celebrities on the national radar: meteorologists. Mayfield, the retired director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, became an accidental TV personality following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (AP Photo/Andy Newman, File)

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Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, points to the satellite image of hurricane Sandy at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Michael Bolick works on the roof of his friend Chris Villarreal's house Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Sunset Park, N.C. Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is a couple of hundred miles off the North Carolina coast and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday afternoon that the storm has winds of 75 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend up to 175 miles from the storm's center. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Jeff Janowski)

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This NOAA satellite image taken Oct. 25, 2012, and provided by the National Hurricane Center shows Category 2 Hurricane Sandy moving northward across eastern Cuba. (Associated Press/NOAA)

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People wait in line Aug. 30, 2012, to enter a grocery store after Isaac in Chalmette, La. Isaac's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 45 mph and the National Hurricane Center said it was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night. The storm's center was on track to cross Arkansas on Friday and southern Missouri on Friday night, spreading rain as it goes. (Associated Press)

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People wait in line Aug. 30, 2012, to enter a grocery store after Isaac in Chalmette, La. Isaac's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 45 mph and the National Hurricane Center said it was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night. The storm's center was on track to cross Arkansas on Friday and southern Missouri on Friday night, spreading rain as it goes. (Associated Press)

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Senior hurricane specialist Stacy Stewart tracks Isaac at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned that Isaac, especially if it strikes at high tide, could cause storm surges of up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) along the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi and up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) as far away as the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Senior hurricane specialist Stacy Stewart tracks Isaac at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned that Isaac, especially if it strikes at high tide, could cause storm surges of up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) along the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi and up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) as far away as the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Rick Knabb is director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)