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This visible image of Hurricane Maria was taken from NOAA's GOES East satellite on Sept. 18 at 10:45 a.m. EDT as it strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane just east of the Leeward Islands.
This visible image of Hurricane Maria was taken from NOAA's GOES East satellite on Sept. 18 at 10:45 a.m. EDT as it strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane just east of the Leeward Islands.

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With a similar path to Irma, hurricane Maria is expected to have a destructive track across the Caribbean. CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar reports.

Hurricane Maria follows Irma's path

With a similar path to Irma, hurricane Maria is expected to have a destructive track across the Caribbean. CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar reports.