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Window of Opportunity
Last April, the Tropical Cyclone Warning Center issued its first bulletin ofthe season. The bulletin concerned a storm forming in the northern Coral Sea, offQueensland, Australia. The next day, "Monica" was upgradedto "severe tropical cyclone," and on April 19 began to batterthe island continent's east coast with winds of up to 210 mph.