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Hurricane Earl Risk Lessens for the South, Remains Downeast


September 3, 2010

5:00 PM


As of 5:00 Friday September 3, the National Hurricane Center dropped the Tropical Storm Watch for Coastal Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Coastal Waldo Counties and Casco Bay.

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for:

  • Coastal Hancock and Washington Counties
  • Coastal Waters from Stonington Maine to Eastport Maine, out 25 nautical miles
  • Coastal water from Stonington to Port Clyde out 25 nm
  • Penobscot Bay
  • Port Clyde to Cape Elizabeth out 25 nm
  • Cape Elizabeth Maine to Merrimack River, Mass. out 25 nm

High surf and rip currents remain significant safety hazards along the entire coast. Everyone should respect local restricted access to shorelines and beaches.

Detailed information on the track and expected effects of Earl, as well as preparedness and safety tips, can be found at:





Last update: 07/20/10