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EDM Wednesday Briefing: Hurricane Newton, California Wildfires, DC Metro, CA Metrolink, Sri Lanka, Houston, Zika

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 7, 2016: Hurricane Newton makes a second landfall in northwest Mexico and sets its sights on Arizona, the Saddle Fire causes additional mandatory evacuations, the Gap Fire burns in Klamath National Forest with plenty of fuel, Washington, D.C.'s Metro experiences multiple issues, a Metrolink commuter train in California strikes a semi-trailer, Sri Lanka develops a web-based disaster reporting system, CAL FIRE says that the Chimney Fire is contained, a tanker in the Houston shipping channel catches fire, and more non-travel Zika cases appear in Miami.

Michael Strengthens to a Hurricane and is Forecast to Make Landfall in Florida as a 'Dangerous' Category 3 Midweek