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National Hurricane Center director Bill Read, left, talks with meteorologist Wallace Hogsett, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. As of the 5:00 p.m. advisory the center of Hurricane Irene was estimated to be near latitude 19.5 North, longitude 68.6 West, moving toward the West-Northwest near 13 MPH. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)