Tropical Storm Dorian Heads for Puerto Rico Amid Fears of Flooding

The storm was expected to pass over or near Puerto Rico, in what is expected to be the first major test of emergency preparedness since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian threatened Puerto Rico with a direct hit at near-hurricane force and forecasters said it could strengthen further as it approaches the U.S. mainland. The storm was expected to pass over or near Puerto Rico, with landslides, widespread flooding and power outages possible in what is expected to be the first major test of emergency preparedness since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017. President Donald Trump…

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