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Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean as a dangerous Category 4 storm Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. It was yet another storm to devastate the area in a matter of weeks, pummeling Puerto Rico on Wednesday....

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Hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean as a dangerous Category 4 storm Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. It was yet another storm to devastate the area in a matter of weeks, pummeling Puerto Rico on Wednesday.

Destruction caused by Hurricane Maria close to Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday, cutting power on most of the U.S. territory as terrified residents hunkered down in the face of the island's worst storm in memory. 

The view of the damages caused by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 20, 2017. 

Damage in the Miramar neighborhood is seen from inside the Ciqala hotel as Hurricane Maria bears down Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thousands of people have sought refuge in shelters and electricity and phone lines have been severely effected.

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A parking lot is flooded near Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, during Hurricane Maria. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico's southeast coast around daybreak, packing winds of around 150 mph.

View of the damages caused by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello said that Hurricane Maria, which landed in the southeast of the island being category 4 and with winds of 155 mph, will be "devastating" for the territory.

Winds and rain bear down on San Juan on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Winds lash the coastal city of Fajardo as Hurricane Maria approached San Juan on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

A man watches as trees topple in a parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Trees are toppled in a parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

People take shelter at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

A satellite image shows Hurricane Maria over the Caribbean on Wednesday,  Sept. 20, 2017.

Rain and wind tear through the parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Hurricane Maria tears through Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

A dog walks past damage in Grand Case, St. Martin, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Damage from Hurricane Maria is seen in St. Martin, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.