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A super typhoon of historic proportions just cut thousands of U.S. citizens off from the world

Yutu slammed the territory with 180 MPH winds.
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Super Typhoon Yutu

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The core of Super Typhoon Yutu struck Tinian and Saipan in the Northern Marianas Islands today—the strongest storm on record to make landfall in this U.S. territory in the western Pacific Ocean.

The full force of the typhoon’s 180 MPH winds hit around 12:00 PM EDT on Wednesday. The islands likely suffered significant

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