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Seashore to Close in Advance of Hurricane Earl

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Date: August 31, 2010
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250

 Harkers Island, NC – Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced that the Cape Lookout National Seashore staff has implemented its hurricane evacuation plan due to the approach of Hurricane Earl. 

A mandatory evacuation of all visitors from the seashore islands will be implemented for this hurricane. The park will be closed to all visitors and services beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, until further notice.

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