Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Prepare for Hurricane Season: Advice From FDA

Earl moves to category 4
Storm Track
The Weather Channel
Sep. 1, 2010 5:03 pm ET
"As of 5 pm EDT Wednesday Hurricane Earl was located about 630 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with top winds near 155 mph. Earl is a category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. Some minor fluctuations in strength are possible over the next 24 hours. "

Hurricane Earl Evacuations: Ocracoke Island In Hurricane Earl Path
"RALEIGH, N.C. — Powerful Hurricane Earl wheeled toward the East Coast, driving the first tourists Wednesday from North Carolina vacation islands and threatening damaging winds... "

Hurricane Earl 2010: Category 4 Hurricane Threatens U.S. Coast After Hitting Caribbean
RALEIGH, N.C. — A powerful Hurricane Earl threatened to sideswipe much of the East Coast just ahead of Labor Day, worrying countless vacationers who planned...

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Jim, the mechanic wants us to cut out more of the floor in the cargo trailer so he can weld in the new outriggers.  He wants to put new beams all the way across. 

We were already in our 'going to town' clothes, and it was a bigger job than he had lead us to believe on the phone, so it was postponed for tomorrow.

Jay and I went into the next town shopping.  We tried to find shade trees to park under at each stop, as the sun was shining bright, and hot.  We turned on the 12v. cooler in the van, to keep some food cold while we went to other stores.

We had lots of places to go on our list, but most were just quick stops today.

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