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People board up windows of a business in preparation for the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Maria has grown into a maximum-strength Category 5 storm, US forecasters said Monday, as it was bearing down on the Caribbean island of Dominica. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)
People board up windows of a business in preparation for the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Maria has grown into a maximum-strength Category 5 storm, US forecasters said Monday, as it was bearing down on the Caribbean island of Dominica. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)
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Another dangerous hurricane is barreling toward Puerto Rico on the heels of Hurricane Irma. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm, could hit the island between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in on storm preparations with reporter Miguel Santiago (@Johstean) of Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico, a public radio station there.

This segment aired on September 19, 2017.

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