The latest information has Hurricane Earl downgraded to a Category 1 storm passing 50 - 100 miles South East of Nantucket around Midnight tonight.
In Chilmark we should expect Tropical Force Winds starting around 5 PM and diminishing after 4 AM Saturday. That means sustained winds of 30 - 40 MPH with gusts up to 60 - 70 MPH between 8 PM and 3 AM.
Chilmark Shelter is located at the Community Center. It opened at Noon today and is staffed by the American Red Cross. 508-645-9484.
www.chilmarkma.gov is the town website where updates or changes will be posted. It is a holiday weekend with no one working in the Town Hall, however if necessary an out going message will be posted on the voice mail at 508-645-2101.