2010: Tropical Storm Earl Moving Into Canada

Tropical storm Earl has left the area and has moved into Canada this evening. While the storm will be moving out, rip currents will be particularly strong due to Earl's effects.

Wave action should subside along our beaches tonight into Sunday.

The Rest Of The Tropics:

In the deep Atlantic, Tropical Storm Gaston degenerated into a remnant low. The system has become better organized Saturday morning and could become a depression again over the weekend.

CLICK HERE to go to WITN’s hurricane page for the latest forecast and to track the storms.

When you get to the hurricane page, click on the storm's name to see the latest track. You can also turn on a cool feature by clicking forecast models "on" in the right hand corner of the map to see how the different models are forecasting the storm's path.

CLICK HERE to submit your weather photos to WITN’s Carolina Camera and to look at pictures from across Eastern Carolina.


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  • by Cantore's Drama Show Location: Jacksonville on Sep 3, 2010 at 09:02 AM
    So many young Marines and especially Marine wives and kids with husbands deployed just do not know what to do when a hurricaine comes at us. Hope the media outlets have a good act to follow this one if a cat. 4 or 5 comes straight in. There was just a little slight wind and rain here. Don't think the grass even got much water.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Sep 3, 2010 at 08:34 AM
    To OSOC: Hear hear!(totally agree).
  • by Brandon Location: ENC on Sep 3, 2010 at 07:22 AM
    Hey everyone, I am so glad that the storm missed us. Earl may have weaked to 105 last night, but he still would of delivered a harder punch if closer. Our front to the west finally started picking up the pace and the high offshore finally staring eroding, so Earl turned a little quicker, which is very good news. By mid-afternoon, we should see tranquil weather.
  • by OSOC Location: Washington on Sep 3, 2010 at 06:21 AM
    Actually Dana, you should have gone to the tab under weather and clicked on "Hurricane". I think WITN did a fair job of tracking the storm and gave us plenty of information. I went to WCTI and found inacurracies with the projected path. That was not consistent with NOAA. All of the computer generated paths of the hurricane are shown on witn which made it easy to project. They are even there this morning.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 3, 2010 at 05:07 AM
    I loved having Skip update us, but hours and hours to talk about the same thing is crazy. Let reg.programing continue and update us like the other stations, every 1/2 hour.
  • by Anonymous Location: Washington on Sep 3, 2010 at 05:00 AM
    Very thankful that it was a mild as it was. Have seen worse this summer during some of those storms.
  • by OBX Location: Kill Devil Hills on Sep 3, 2010 at 04:55 AM
    No problems. Downed limbs, didnt lose power. Just waiting for the gust and wind to die down. Should be a great weekend.
  • by Mom Location: NC on Sep 3, 2010 at 04:47 AM
    If there is any such a thing - this was the best kind of hurricane! Electricity stayed on and I slept ALL night. Bye Earl and thanks!
  • by Dana Location: Winterville on Sep 3, 2010 at 04:40 AM
    Too much about this flop of a hurricane - WITN you need to be better on weather coverage!!!
  • by Tim Location: Erwin TN on Sep 3, 2010 at 03:52 AM
    any update on flooding in Belhaven, have a home on East Main. Hope everyone is safe and no damage
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