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Megan Arseneaux awoke Monday to Hurricane Gustav's extreme winds whipping leaves and other debris across her backyard.

"As I type this, the wind has actually picked up," the 19-year-old iReporter said in an e-mail Monday morning.

"It's a very scary situation. Every time I look out my window I see a huge tree swaying as the wind takes complete control of it. To pass time I've been napping, reading a book and, of course, watching the news." Read full article »

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