Where exactly Hurricane Earl will pass by New Jersey is still unclear at this time. Cape May County Emergency Management Coordinator Frank McCall told Coastal Broadcasting that the National Weather Service still cannot pinpoint where they think the storm will pass by at yet. A cold front is moving into the area that will help steer the storm off the sea. The question for how close Hurricane Earl gets comes down to how quick the front and the hurricane get to the shore.
An emergency proclamation was approved as of 3 p.m. by county officials. This puts more power in the office of emergency management to close roads and push traffic off the roads if the storm event gets severe enough.