Joaquin: Exercise caution and preparation

Posted at 4:52 PM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 16:52:54-04

As Hurricane Joaquin continues to brew, Baltimore residents should be prepared for a coastal storm to hit Friday. 

The Coast Guard advises Mid-Atlantic area residents to use extreme caution. Be prepared for heavy weather, extreme sea conditions, storm surge and high surf throughout the Mid-Atlantic. 

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Hurricane Joaquin currently has winds between 130-155 mph. The storm is moving south towards the Bahamas. It could cross Cape Hattaras Monday. 

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