North Carolina is Slammed by Earl Next up Virginia Beach then Long Island and Cape Cod

Hurricane Earl brushes the outer banks of North Carolina. Earl a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 MPH gust of 120 high winds and heavy rains and strong rip currents and above average surf. Earl is 60 miles east-southeast of Cape Hatteras.

Hurricane warnings are in effect on the Outer Banks  and Tidewater of Virginia including Norfolk-Virginia Beach area. Hurricane Watches  for Chesapeake Bay, Delmarva Peninsula. Tropical Storm Warning are in effect for the New Jersey shore, New York City. Hurricane Watch for Long Island, Cape Cod, Nantucket Island and Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada.

Evacuations along the  North  Carolina coast including Hatteras Village and barrier Islands. Earlier Thursday residents and business border up windows of shops and homes.  Evacuations are instituted for Eastern Long Island, NY  Cape Cod  and Nantucket. Beaches are closed along the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod.

FEMA and state officials will check the damage caused by the storm.

Will the Labor Day Weekend be a Washout? Keep your eyes out on various weather and News outlets or more information.

WRAL-TV /HD “WRAL NEWS”

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