It was also the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record until Hurricane Gilbert in The fourth tropical cyclone , third tropical storm, second hurricane, and second major hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season , the Labor Day hurricane was one of four Category 5 hurricanes on record to strike the contiguous United States, along with Hurricane Andrew in , Hurricane Camille in , and Hurricane Michael in In addition, it was the third most intense Atlantic hurricane on record in terms of barometric pressure , behind Hurricane Gilbert in and Hurricane Wilma in The hurricane intensified rapidly, passing near Long Key on the evening of Monday, September 2.
Governor Mills Expresses “Grave Concern” Over Draft Right Whale Biological Opinion
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A wildfire that swept through part of northern California , killing two people, was intentionally started to cover up a murder, authorities have claimed. The fire was started near Lake Berryessa on 18 August. The burned body of year-old Priscilla Castro, who had been reported missing, was found at the site. He has since been charged with murder and has been in custody since his arrest. Two further deaths in the area resulting from that fire are now considered homicides.