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First storm of hurricane
season could ruin Fourth of
of July celebrations for the Northeast

Daily Mail [UK], by Michael Zennie

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/1/2014 10:59:40 AM

A tropical depression has been spotted off the coast of Florida--and could ruin Fourth of July cookouts and fireworks across most of the northeastern United States. [Snip] Arthur could bring coastal flooding, rough surf, thunderstorms and heavy downpours from North Carolina to New England later this week--though forecasters aren´t yet certain when and where the worst of the weather will hit. It threatens to make landfall in North Carolina in Wednesday, before turning back out to sea and traveling farther up the coast, AccuWeather reports.The tropical storm will also likely rub up against a storm front that´s rolling eastward from

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Shouldn´t cause any serious problems. However, it´s a reminder for those on the Gulf and East coasts to inventory emergency supplies. Top must-haves: 1. Pet supplies; 2. French coffee press; and 3. some Sterno to heat water--so you can make coffee.

I didn´t mention children and baby needs, nor medications and batteries, because Ldotters are in the HiFo group and would never overlook those things.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/1/2014 11:06:05 AM     (No. 9906909)

The predictability cone is showing 75 mph winds in the NY/NJ area on Saturday. Keep a close eye on this one.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 7/1/2014 11:12:50 AM     (No. 9906922)

Put your champagne in the freezer so if the power goes out you can still have it cold. Just kidding.

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