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A man boards up the windows of a beach house in the tourist zone of El Combate as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico August 27, 2019. Photo by Ricardo Arduengo/Reuters
WATCH: Dorian hits U.S. Virgin Islands as Category 1 hurricane

Puerto Rico on Wednesday faced its first major test of emergency preparedness since the 2017 devastation of Hurricane Maria as Tropical Storm Dorian neared the U.S. territory at near-hurricane force — and forecasters said it could grow to Category 3…