Irene continues north: Hurricane warnings issued

Irene continues northward this morning as of 8am EDT. The storm is now slightly below major hurricane status with max sustained winds of 110 mph. Despite this slight weakening it is still a dangerous storm. Residents from Carolinas to NJ should already be prepared as...

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Irene continues her approach to the Eastern US.

In a quick update this evening Irene continues on a trajectory that will likely result in serious impacts from the Carolinas through New England. It is with this in mind that watches and warnings have been expanded to included much of the Eastern Seaboard. The...

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Hurricane Irene reaches Category 3 status

As of 8am EDT this morning Irene has been upgraded to major hurricane status with 115 mph max sustained winds. This is a category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. As previous forecasts have stated this was expected, but this is also very bad news for...

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Hurricane Irene continues towards the Bahamas

Hurricane Irene continues to maintain strength with 100 mph max sustained winds as it heads for the Bahamas. There have been some hints of a eye in satellite imagery but southwesterly shear has prevented the storm from another period of significant intensification. With this in...

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