Hurricane Irene to Turn Into Category 4 Storm | NECN

Hurricane Irene to Turn Into Category 4 Storm

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    (NECN) - Meteorologist Nelly Carreno says Hurrican Irene is going to move from a Category 3 storm to a Category 4 storm by 8 p.m. Thursday.

    Currently, Irene's maximum sustained winds is near 115 mph.

    In North Carolina, tourists are being evacuated off of islands today, and residents will be evacuated on Thursday.

    Click here for advice on preparing for Hurricane Irene.