Puerto Rico Announcement : Operations : Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fiona, and Tropical Storm Gas
September 1st, 2010
PUERTO RICO SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Hurricane Earl, Tropical Storm Fiona, and Tropical Storm Gaston – Update 8
Dear Valued Customer:
Tropical Storm Gaston has formed in the Eastern Atlantic. TS Gaston is the 7th storm of the 2010 hurricane season and the 4th storm in the last eleven days. Currently, TS Gaston has wind speeds of 40MPH and is moving West-Northwest at 15MPH. The center of the storm is currently about 1600 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
Tropical Storm Fiona has passed north of Puerto Rico and is headed for open water in the Atlantic. Maximum sustained winds are 60MPH and she is moving Northwest at 20MPH.
Hurricane Earl is moving Northwest at 17MPH with maximum sustained winds steady at 135MPH. Hurricane force winds extend 90 miles outward from the center of the storm. The National Hurricane Center is describing this storm as a “dangerous and large hurricane” and a Hurricane Watch is now in effect along the US East Coast from the NC/VA border to Cape Henlopen in northeastern Delaware.
Horizon Lines will continue communicating storm developments and will communicate vessel schedule changes on separate bulletins as more information becomes available.
If you have any questions, please contact your Horizon Lines Sales Representative
or Customer Service at 1-877-678-7447.
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