Monthly Archive for September, 2010

: September, 2010

New England braces for Hurricane Earl’s wind, rain

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
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Earl closes in on North Carolina

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.
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New tropical storm warning

MIAMI (AP) — Earl passing just east of NC’s Outer Banks; new tropical storm warnings out for New England.
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“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight……

red sky in the morning, sailor’s warning.” as the saying goes.  Three sailboats catch the delight and the wind off the coast of Greenwich, Conn., under a setting sun, Thursday evening, Sept. 2,
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Hurricane Earl losing strength

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 2 storm though they warn it is still powerful as it heads toward North Carolina and the Eastern Seaboard. The National Hurricane
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Earl could strike a blow on Long Island

Associated Press – The last ferry left for the mainland and coastal residents hunkered down at home as Hurricane Earl closed in with 115 mph winds Thursday on North Carolina’s dangerously exposed
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Greenwich braces for brush from monstrous Earl

By Neil Vigdor Staff Writer Hurricane or tropical storm — nuances don’t matter too much when you make your livelihood on the water. Not for Bill Biebel, a broker for Cos Cob-based Southpaw Yacht
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DEP to close 7 shoreline campgrounds as precaution

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that seven state park campgrounds in southeastern Connecticut will close at noon Friday morning until noon Saturday to protect campers from strong winds and heavy
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Hurricane Earl: Where Connecticut stands on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Our newsrooms have been busy covering all things Earl throughout the day. As it stands right now, Earl is a Category 3 hurricane off the coast of North Carolina and is expected to start impacting our
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Share your memories of past Connecticut storms here!

Do you have memories of previous hurricanes and tropical storms that have hit Connecticut in years past? Maybe you lost power in Hurricane Bob, or maybe you even remember the storm pictured above from
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