Recovery efforts from Hurricane Dennis were underway today, but as that weather event fades tropical storm Emily is gaining strength in the Atlantic, setting a record as the fifth storm to be given a name so early in the season.

According to the National Weather Service, Emily could become the second hurricane of the season, but it is too early to assess where it might head as it passes through the Caribbean.

Florida, Alabama and Mississippi are still recovering from Dennis, which struck as a category three hurricane, with sustained winds of 120 mph.

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