Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, gives an update to the media of the path of Hurricane Jeanne in September 2004. Rappaport was named interim Director of the National Hurricane Center, Monday, July 9, 2007. (Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald/MCT)
Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, gives an update to the media of the path of Hurricane Jeanne in September 2004. Rappaport was named interim Director of the National Hurricane Center, Monday, July 9, 2007. (Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald/MCT) MCT
Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, gives an update to the media of the path of Hurricane Jeanne in September 2004. Rappaport was named interim Director of the National Hurricane Center, Monday, July 9, 2007. (Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald/MCT) MCT

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