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As Hurricane Joaquin Moves North, Concerns For Heavy Rains, Flooding05:26
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In this handout from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Joaquin is seen churning in the Caribbean on September 30, 2015. Joaquin was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane early on September 30. The exact track has yet to be determined, but there is a possibity of landfall in the U.S. anywhere from North Carolina to the Northeast. (NOAA via Getty Images)
In this handout from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Joaquin is seen churning in the Caribbean on September 30, 2015. Joaquin was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane early on September 30. The exact track has yet to be determined, but there is a possibity of landfall in the U.S. anywhere from North Carolina to the Northeast. (NOAA via Getty Images)
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Tropical Storm Joaquin was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane today and meteorologists are watching closely as it heads north from the Bahamas, with the possibility of touching down along the East Coast. Meanwhile, the eastern part of the U.S. is seeing unrelated heavy rainfall and flooding. Bryan Norcross, senior hurricane specialist at The Weather Channel, tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about the trajectory of the storm.

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This segment aired on September 30, 2015.

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