A pair of Sea Bright business owners — Frank Bain, of Bain’s Hardware, and Alice Gaffney, of Alice’s Kitchen — talk about the approach of Hurricane Joaquin in this short video by Rutgers journalism student Dan Natale of Red Bank. (Video by Dan Natale.)
The cupola of the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank appeared to glow amid a backdrop of clouds Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge)
With tropical storm Joaquin having been upgraded to a hurricane, the Red Bank Office of Emergency Management issued the following statement Wednesday afternoon:
The threat of Hurricane Joaquin traveling up the east coast in the days ahead has the potential to cause severe weather in Monmouth County. It’s still too early to determine how much the storm will impact our area but it is never too early to prepare.