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Everything That Can Go Wrong for U.S. East Is as Joaquin Churns in Atlantic

  • Storm will find a water-logged U.S. East Coast if it strikes
  • Hurricane's track uncertain as forecasters try to plot course
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Hurricane Joaquin Projected to Hit Northeast

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The weather outlook for the eastern U.S. is starting to resemble the plot of a 1970s disaster movie in which everything that could go wrong did.

From the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast, the coastal states have been soaked by rain. While this is happening, Hurricane Joaquin lurks in the shadows, passing over water that is just perfect for it to strengthen explosively. No one could say for certain Wednesday where it will land.