Puerto Rico Braces For Direct Impact From Hurricane Maria

Another dangerous hurricane is barreling toward Puerto Rico on the heels of Hurricane Irma. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm, could hit the island between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young checks in on storm preparations with reporter Miguel Santiago (@Johstean) of Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico, a public radio station there.

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