Tag Archives: Hurricane Earl

Earl Downgraded To Category Two

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Fire Island Ferries To Be Suspended

I’m being told that Fire Island’s ferry service will be suspended at 3pm tomorrow and will resume sometime on Saturday. Tough break for those hoping to get out there after work tomorrow. But stay tuned, they may change their minds again. UPDATE: You might still be able to get to the Pines and Cherry Grove if you get there quick ...

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Hurricane Earl Approaches

Hurricane Earl is moving slightly more to the northwest than had been predicted and evacuation orders have been expanded.

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Earl Update: Fire Island May Be Evacuated

UPDATE: No evacuation is planned. Party on, gurls.Although forecasters are hoping for a mere sideswipe of the northeast, Suffolk County officials will announce later today whether they will call for a full evacuation of Fire Island, a process that authorities say takes eight to nine hours. I’ll update this post when they make the call.

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Hurricane Earl Forecast Improves

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the Outer Banks, but forecasters are now saying that a weakening Hurricane Earl may only sideswipe much of the east coast. You might get a holiday weekend yet. (But probably not you, P-Town.)

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Hurrican Earl Via Twitternaut

Astronaut Doug Wheelock tweeted this photo of Hurricane Earl from the International Space Station this morning. Follow the NASA astronauts on Twitter here.

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Hurricane Earl Now Category Four

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Hurricane Earl Aims For East Coast

Hurricane Earl was upgraded to a “major category three” storm this morning by the National Hurricane Center. It looks like Labor Day Weekend could be rather wild for some of us. The last hurricane to hit the northeast was 1991’s Hurricane Bob.

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