Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Irene a category 3
This will be brief, Irene is now a category 3 storm with 115mph winds heading for the Bahamas. The storm will further intensify and affect the Outer Banks of North Carolina up to New England and the Maratimes this weekend. Evacuations will begin on Ocracoke this morning and likely spread to Hatteras and Bodie Islands later today. More later today.