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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Hurricane facts: Prepare for Irene with our quiz

A man walks where a wave sprays the street as the outer bands of Hurricane Irene affect Baracoa, Cuba, Wednesday Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano) (Javier Galeano)
The Washington area — and much of the East Coastis bracing for Hurricane Irene, even as it is unclear if and when the storm will strike land.

(Check out The Post’s hurricane tracker for the latest on where the storm is headed.)

Regardless of where the hurricane strikes, it is certain to impact the region. As you prepare for Irene’s impending arrival, test your knowledge of hurricanes with our 10-question quiz.

Also check out The Post’s list of Washington’s worst five hurricanes and tropical storms and send us your photos of your hurricane preparations. For complete coverage of the storm, visit our weather page and the Capital Weather Gang blog.

By Brian M. Rosenthal  |  01:25 PM ET, 08/25/2011

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