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NOAA: $1B-Disasters Ties U.S. Record Before a Hurricane Hits

Updated: Aug. 18, 2:11 p.m. EDT

NU Online News Service, Aug. 17, 2:01 p.m. EDT

Nine weather-related disasters this year have cost at least $1 billion in economic losses, which ties the record number of disasters the United States experienced in 2008—and the hurricane season still looms, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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