Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl threatens the East Coast on Labor Day weekend
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Stamford and Bridgeport expected to be spared by storm

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The weather will be at its worst from 3 p.m. to 7, when Hurricane Earl passes through New England, Western Connecticut State University meteorologist Bill Jacquemin said. “It will be a brief event,” he said. “It’s not even going to seem unusual for this area.” Danbury will get breezy in the afternoon, with winds picking up […] [Read More]
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Clients cancel flights out of Danbury Municipal Airport

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Labor Day weekend is typically one of the busiest of the year for Reliant Air, a charter service that flies out of Danbury Municipal Airport. But a lot of clients have called in to cancel their flights to Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Hyannis in anticipation of Hurricane Earl, Reliant Air co-owner Phil Kelsey said. About […] [Read More]
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Earl to pass east of Cape Cod; rain likely in region

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Staff reports A tropical storm watch remain in effect for southwestern Connecticut, although the National Weather Service says it doesn’t expect much in the way of damaging winds from hurricane Earl, at least west of the Connecticut River. The storm’s eye is expected to pass about 125 miles east of the eastern tip of Long Island. […] [Read More]
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Today’s forecast: cloudy with periods of rain

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Hurricane Earl will cause tropical storm conditions over southeastern Massachusetts and southern Rhode Island, with some showers occuring in portions of interior Connecticut, according to the Western Connecticut State UnversityWeather Center. “Central and northern New England will have partly to mostly sunny skies with highs in the 80s,” according to the center. “A cold front […] [Read More]
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Earl moves past the Outer Banks and up the coast

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BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Earl roared past the North Carolina Outer Banks early Friday, flooding some parts of the narrow vacation islands and knocking out electricity before driving north at the start of at least 24 hours of stormy, windy weather along the East Coast. At first light, one to two feet of water […] [Read More]
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Earl downgraded but still dangerous

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NEW YORK (AP) — Forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Earl, but a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Long Island and from New Haven east to Westport, Mass. The National Weather Service says Suffolk County could be hit by winds with gusts of up to 60 miles, along with heavy rain. Authorities warn beachgoers to […] [Read More]
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New England braces for Hurricane Earl’s wind, rain

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By Mark Pratt Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The projected path of Hurricane Earl shifted closer to the island of Nantucket on Thursday as the storm weakened slightly but still threatened the New England coast, where officials were wary of a further turn west. “We’re preparing for the worst,” said Nantucket’s assistant town manager Gregg […] [Read More]
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Earl closes in on North Carolina

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National Weather Service meteorologist Hal Austin said the eye of the hurricane was expected to get as close as 55 miles east of the Outer Banks about 2 a.m. Friday. The coast is expected to be lashed by hurricane-force winds for a couple of hours with a storm surge of up to 5 feet and waves 18 feet high. [Read More]
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