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Re: Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC
      Sat Aug 27 2011 02:47 PM

Ouragan:

The biggest threat from a storm that has moved well inland is in the form of tornadoes. The large amount of spin in a storm can generate a large number of tornadoes. The second big threat from a storm is the rainfall. It looks like the storm will pass your area relatively quickly, but be prepared for quite a few inches of rain with the possibility of flash flooding.

Wind will be less of an issue at your distance from the Atlantic coast. The storm will still pack quite a lot, but most of it will not be reaching the ground. Most likely you'll get your strongest winds within embedded thunderstorms rather than from the cyclone itself.

The centerline track is well east of Montreal, so you will be on the western side of the storm. You may be far enough out to not experience a lot depending on track, but I'd keep alert to your weather services and for any warnings of significant weather (I don't know what services Canada provides - maybe someone else can fill this in).

This is the nearest US weather radar to your location:
http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/radar.php?rid=cxx&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=no

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* Hurricane Irene Landfalls at Cape Lookout, NC MikeCAdministrator Sat Aug 27 2011 02:47 PM
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. * * Duck Pier, NC DaViking   Sat Aug 27 2011 05:45 PM
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