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Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Downeast Coast and Waters
September 3, 2010
Watches continue in additional areas
The National Hurricane Center has issued the following Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings for areas of Maine as Hurricane Earl continues to move up the eastern seaboard.
Tropical Storm Warnings:
Tropical Storm Watches remain in place for:
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm force winds (39 to 73 mph) are expected in the Warning areas within 24 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm force winds (39 to 73 mph) are possible along the coast within 36 hours.
Heavy rains may also accompany tropical systems.
The National Weather Service Forecast offices in Gray and Caribou will be issuing additional forecasts as Hurricane Earl approaches. You can monitor this important information, as well as learn about preparedness and safety precautions, at:
Although the storm has weakened somewhat, it still poses serious dangers for many parts of Maine. Maine Emergency Management Agency recommends:
Most important, again, is to stay informed. Stay tuned to news broadcasts, or listen to your NOAA Weather Radio to be sure of current forecasts, and how the storm will affect your area.
For more preparedness and safety information, the latest weather forecasts, and links to the latest advisories and tracks for Hurricane Earl, visit MainePrepares.com.
Last update: 07/20/10
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