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National Hurricane Center

As part of the National Weather Service within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Hurricane Center's mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather and by increasing understanding of these hazards.

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