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Eastern US Braces for Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Eastern U.S. states are scrambling to prepare for a possible onslaught from a powerful hurricane heading toward the U.S. coast. The governors of North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey have declared states of emergency to free up resources ahead of Hurricane Irene. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for much of the North Carolina coast […]

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US Braces for Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the southeastern coast of the United States are evacuating residents and beach visitors, as a powerful hurricane heads toward the area. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for much of the North Carolina coast Thursday, as Hurricane Irene pounded The Bahamas with winds as high as 185 kilometers per hour. Irene is currently a […]

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US Braces for Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the southeastern coast of the United States are evacuating popular Atlantic beach resorts and other locations, as a powerful hurricane heads toward the area. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for much of the North Carolina coast Thursday, as Hurricane Irene pounded The Bahamas with winds as high as 185 kilometers per hour. Irene […]

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US Braces for Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the densely populated east coast of the United States have begun evacuating visitors at popular beach resort areas in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for much of the North Carolina coast Thursday, as the powerful storm pounded The Bahamas with winds as high as 185 kilometers per hour. There […]

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Hurricane Watches in US, as Irene Batters Bahamas

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the densely populated east coast of the United States have begun evacuating visitors at popular beach resort areas in preparation of the arrival of the powerful Hurricane Irene. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for parts of the North Carolina coast early Thursday, as the storm passed over the northwest Bahamas with winds as […]

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Hurricane Irene Could Become Category 4 by Thursday

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the densely populated east coast of the United States have begun mandatory evacuations at popular beach resort areas in preparation for the arrival of the powerful Hurricane Irene. Irene strengthened and increased in size on Wednesday as it battered the southeastern and central Bahamas with winds as high as 193 kilometers per hour. […]

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Hurricane Irene Hits Bahamas ‘Hard’

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Bahamas say they are hearing reports Hurricane Irene has caused some damage as the powerful storm makes its way across the island chain. But the officials said Wednesday so far there have been no reports of any injuries or deaths. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday Irene is […]

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Hurricane Irene Strengthens on Path Toward US Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has strengthened as it bears down on the Bahamas on a path toward the eastern United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that Irene’s sustained winds are nearly 185 kilometers an hour, making it a Category Three storm on a five-point scale. The center says Irene could become […]

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Hurricane Irene Strengthens on Path toward US Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has strengthened to a major storm as it bears down on The Bahamas on a path toward the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that Irene’s winds have increased to nearly 185 kilometers per hour, making it a Category Three storm on the […]

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Hurricane Irene Pounds the Southern Bahamas and Aims for U.S. Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the Bahamas, crossing the Turks and Caicos Islands as it also takes aim at the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that the storm was about 595 kilometers southeast of Nassau, Bahamas, moving to the west-northwest, with 175 kilometer-per-hour […]

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