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Study: Hurricanes slower to lose intensity post-landfall

A study published in the journal Nature finds that hurricanes' intensity is declining at a slower pace after the storms make landfall, thereby posing a risk of greater damage farther inland. Hurricanes' wind strength currently decreases by two-thirds within about 33 hours of landfall, compared with 17 hours in the 1960s, according to the study of 71 Atlantic hurricanes.

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