Communities up and down the east coast are bracing for the approach of Hurricane Earl. Hurricane watches are in effect for the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware beaches. Today Virginia's Governor Bob McDonnell and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley both declared a state of emergency to help prepare for Earl.
Governor O'Malley is advising people not to drive to or from Ocean City during the height of stormy weather. Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan talks with WAMU host Pat Brogan about the latest plans and forecasts.