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Gabriel hit the coast of North Carolina

September 10 2007

Tropical Storm Gabrielle, "hit the coast of North Carolina and began to go into the Atlantic Ocean, said the National Hurricane Prediction Center in Miami, ea. Florida.

"Currently, wind speed, which is accompanied by tropical storm Gabrielle, is 85 miles per hour. The storm is moving northward at a speed of 17 km per hour. His turn to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean, is expected in the near future," - According to the center.
According to meteorologists, coastal areas as a result of the storm there is a danger of high waves and strong winds.

The place where the raging tropical storm on the coast of North Carolina, was chosen by local surfers.

"Now it's hard, but this is what we expect every year. We will be here until vybemsya of forces," - said the 32-year-old Derek Creemore of the pieces. Virginia, before a surfboard excited to enter the ocean near Cape Hatteras.

The storm affected the resort area of Outer Banks - a narrow spit in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina. Storm warnings remain for the states of Virginia and North Carolina.

According to forecasts of the meteorologists, as a result of the storm, the formation of tornadoes in the Outer Banks, reports RIA Novosti.

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