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Hurricane Earl 2010
  • Published
    September 2, 2010

    Acadia National Park announces campground, road closures

    Hurricane Earl is expected to arrive in Midcoast and Down East Maine later Friday night and in advance of the storm's expected high waves and winds, Acadia National Park is taking steps to keep the public safe. The National Weather Service is predicting sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph, with winds expected to peak between 4 a.m. and noon Saturday. Breaking waves are expected to peak Saturday at 10 to 15 feet and ...

  • Published
    September 1, 2010

    Baldacci, McAleer urge preparedness as Earl’s exact path still unpredictable

    In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Gov. John E. Baldacci said Maine is in a ready state of preparedness in advance of Hurricane Earl, which is expected to begin impacting the state around midnight Friday, Sept. 3. Areas of impact, Baldacci said late Thursday, are expected to be coastal Hancock and Washington counties, with a potential for tropical storm waves and winds between 38 and 73 mph. Baldacci ...

  • Published
    September 1, 2010

    Midcoast harbormasters: haul your dinghy, secure your boat

    Camden Harbormaster Steve Pixley said Thursday morning, Sept. 2 that safety concerns were leading harbormasters along the coast to ask boat owners to take full precautions in expectation of the arrival of Hurricane Earl. "Every dinghy must be pulled today or early tomorrow morning," Pixley said. "Every vessel that can be hauled with a trailer must be pulled." Pixley said predictions that call for the storm to ...

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