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Hurricane Irma barreling toward the eastern Caribbean in 2017.

Hurricane categories tell only part of the story — here’s the real damage storms like Dorian can do

Hurricane Irma could have been called a "Category 6" storm because its wind speeds were so high, even though that's not an official classification.

This Atlantic hurricane season is one of the worst on record — see the terrible destruction each storm has caused

Relentless hurricanes have torn through the Caribbean, US, and Mexico this year. Here's where Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria went and the damage they caused.

The best charities to give to for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

In a month, three hurricanes have ravaged the Caribbean and the US Gulf Coast. After Maria devastated Puerto Rico, officials are now pleading for supplies.

Florida’s floodwater is full of poop bacteria — but a marine biologist says there’s a bigger threat

Bacteria from sewage isn't the biggest health threat facing Floridians after Hurricane Irma. A microbe called Vibrio poses more serious risks.

Marriott sent a boat to rescue guests trapped on St. Thomas, but had to leave many other tourists stranded

Marriott chartered a ship to rescue its guests in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, but some people were left behind.

A Florida grocery chain with a cult following is selling Hurricane Irma-themed cakes

Customers of the Lakeland, Florida-based Publix are posting photos of Hurricane Irma-themed cakes spotted at stores.

Incredible satellite photos show Florida and the Caribbean before and after Irma battered the regions

Residents in affected areas, like Florida's Key West and the Caribbean's St. Martin, are now beginning to start the recovery process from Hurricane Irma.

How much rain fell and how high the wind gusted on the US mainland during Hurricane Irma’s destruction

Hurricane Irma crashed into the Florida Keys on Sunday, then traveled up the state's west coast, leaving flooding, power outages, and destruction in its wake.

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey cause Goldman Sachs to slash its outlook for the US economy

Goldman Sachs has cut its third-quarter GDP forecast following Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma broke a bunch of meteorological records — here are some of the biggest

Hurricane Irma sustained 185-mph winds for 37 hours, the longest time any cyclone on the globe has maintained that intensity.