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Irene Makes Landfall (8/27/2011)

Hurricane Irene made landfall this morning near Cape Lookout, North Carolina.  Irene has already produced 6-8″ of rain for a large swath of eastern NC, and up to 12″ in isolated areas.  Irene will continue moving in a northerly direction … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Update (1800 UTC 8/22/2011)

Hurricane Irene will pass just north of Hispaniola, which means more open water for Irene to intensify.  It wouldn’t surprise me if Irene becomes a major hurricane ( at least Category 3) in the next 24-48 hours, though some weakening is … Continue reading

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