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Tropical Storm Gustav struck Jamaica with pounding rain and winds just short of hurricane strength Thursday night, and Haitian officials raised their death toll from the storm to more than 50.

Forecasters said they expect the storm to churn over western Jamaica, regain hurricane strength and move near the Cayman Islands on Friday and approach western Cuba on Saturday.

Heavy winds rocked cars and trees in Kingston, Jamaica's capital, but there was little sign of damage. Streets were largely empty except for police, residents said. Read full article »

CNN's Eric Marrapodi, Sean Callebs, Barbara Starr, Alanne Orjoux and Matt Smith contributed to this report.

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