NAGS HEAD, N.C. - Hurricane Earl steamed toward the Eastern Seaboard early Thursday as communities from North Carolina to New England kept a close eye on the forecast, worried that even a slight shift in the storm's predicted offshore track could put millions of people in the most densely populated part of the country in harm's way.
MIAMI - A hurricane warning has been issued for the North Carolina coast as powerful Hurricane Earl approaches the East Coast.
OCRACOKE, N.C. - Ferries are taking people off an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks as powerful Hurricane Earl heads toward the United States.
OCRACOKE, N.C. - About 30 vehicles have been waiting in line for the first ferry to evacuate Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as Hurricane Earl approaches.
MIAMI - Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it threatens to sideswipe the East Coast.