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Hurricane center chief issues final warning

Breaking National News: USA
Posted January 3, 2007
National Hurricane Center
Photo: Max Mayfield (ANDY NEWMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS)
MIAMI -- Frustrated with people and politicians who refuse to listen or learn, National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield ends his 34-year government career today in search of a new platform for getting out his unwelcome message: Hurricane Katrina was nothing compared with the big one yet to come.
"We're eventually going to get a strong enough storm in a densely populated area to have a major disaster," he said. "I know people don't want to hear this, and I'm generally a very positive person, but we're setting ourselves up for this major disaster."
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