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Carlos Vargas-Ramos and Charles R. Venator-Santiago
Issued February 2018; 28 pages
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico as a category 4 cyclone, with minimum sustained winds blowing at 145 mph, peaking at 155 mph as it made landfall. The northwest trajectory of the storm assured that the entire island would be affected by its effects.