Seashore to Close in Advance of Hurricane Earl
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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