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Some bunker down, some flee as Earl approaches US

September 2, 2010 in INFORUM

BUXTON, N.C. Hurricane Earl was barreling toward the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday with winds swirling at around 145 mph and forecasters were trying to pinpoint exactly how close the strongest winds and heaviest surge would get to North Carolina’s fragile chain of barrier islands. Continue Reading

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Earl threatens US Coast after hitting Caribbean

August 31, 2010 in INFORUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Hurricane Earl, now a powerful Category 4 storm, barreled toward the U.S. coast early Tuesday after battering tiny islands across the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rain and winds that damaged homes and toppled power lines. Continue Reading

Updated: Hurricane Earl lashes Caribbean, may head for US east coast

August 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Update 10:30 a.m.

MIAMI Hurricane Earl has become a major hurricane in the Caribbean, reaching Category 3 status with maximum sustained winds near 120 mph (195 kph).
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