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Current weather pattern is notorious for Mid-Atlantic hurricane landfalls

The future track of Hurricane Joaquin is uncertain and anxiously anticipated by coastal residents from North Carolina to New England. Steering winds high in the atmosphere will ultimately determine where Joaquin will track, and these winds are looking very similar to past cases of hurricane landfalls in the Mid-Atlantic.

Recent forecast models are mostly calling for a landfall along the Mid-Atlantic coast this weekend, with the notable exception of the European model. 

Gov’t Arrests 192 on Immigrant Smuggling Charges

By Alicia A. Caldwell
The Associated Press

The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the U.S.-Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration's efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally.