Hurricane Maria Downs Trees, Power Lines in Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm on Wednesday, September 20, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds.

The National Weather Service issued extreme wind warnings and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall.

The storm crossed the US Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane before weakening slightly, but remained extremely dangerous. Credit: Instagram/Mr and Mrs Entertainment (@mrandmrsent via Storyful)