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Hurricane Fran

Hurricane Fran - September 4, 1996: Hurricane Fran as she approached the U.S. coast on September 4, 1996. This 3D view looking north was made from satellite imagery collected from the NOAA-14 polar-orbiting meteorological satellite and processed at the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center. The sensor which captured this image is the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR). Florida is on the left side and the Carolinas are to the upper left.

Hurricane Fran
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1996 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Thirteen named storms, including nine hurricanes, formed in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico in 1996. Four storms, including Hurricanes Bertha and Fran, made landfall in the U.S.
map showing storm tracks for the 1996 hurricane season

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