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Multimedia: Birth of Isabel
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Photograph by Michael Brown

September 16, 2004: Standing amid rubble on the morning after Hurricane Ivan made landfall, Linda Lunsford blanches as she surveys the house of her friend Gerald King in Lillian, Alabama. A swarm of hurricanes struck the southeastern United States in 2004. Hurricane researchers say that a shift in the flow of major Atlantic ocean currents has led to warmer seas and milder wind conditions—maximizing the potential for hurricane formation in coming years.
Photo Fast Facts
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II
Film Type: Digital
Lens: 16-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/160 @ f/5

Weather Conditions: Cloudy, rainy
Time of Day: 9:06 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Available light

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