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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Archives: Readers' Isabel photos

    As Hurricane Irene continues on a path toward the Mid-Atlantic, a look back at reader photos of flooding and damage in Maryland from Isabel eight years ago.
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Hurricane Irene's fringes bring bursts of rain, gusts to Florida

    Hurricane Irene's fringes bring bursts of rain, gusts to Florida
    The fringes of a sprawling Hurricane Irene are making for a mostly gray, gloomy day in South Florida with intermittent gusty winds and bands of rain. On the other hand, it's a heck of a lot better than being in the middle of a major hurricane, said...
  • Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene

    Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene
    The inaugural Silopanna Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Crownsville Saturday, has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, promoters Rams Head Group said in a statement this morning. Organizers and performers were concerned about...
  • Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money

    Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money
    For a kite surfer, this time of year is regarded as the off season in south Florida. "No wind whatsoever" said Kate Jonson of Hallandale Beach,  "unless there's another storm we might have absolutely no good kite surfing conditions for months." At the...
  • Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday

    Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday
    The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene. Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
  • Send Us Your Hurricane Irene Pictures

    Send Us Your Hurricane Irene Pictures
  • Irene tips: Food safety, emergency kits and CO2

    Here is some more information from officials at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for before and after the hurricane. --On carbon monoxide: This is generated by gas-powered appliances such as generators and charcoal and gas grills. It's...
  • O'Malley declares state of emergency over hurricane

    O'Malley declares state of emergency over hurricane
    Gov. Martin O'Malley just declared a state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Irene, which could dump as much as a foot of rain on Maryland this weekend. The executive order signed by the governor activates the state national guard and puts the...
  • Gov. Christie Urging Residents To Avoid Shore Ahead Of Irene

    Gov. Christie Urging Residents To Avoid Shore Ahead Of Irene
    In preparation for Hurricane Irene, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie urged all residents to avoid hitting the Jersey shore, as it appears the storm may come "dangerously" close to the coast. At a press conference Thursday, Christie advised those living...
  • Hampton Roads prepares to welcome a nasty storm with a sweet song: "Goodnight, Irene"

    Hampton Roads prepares to welcome a nasty storm with a sweet song: "Goodnight, Irene"
    All hurricanes have names, but this one has its own theme song, and a great one at that. "Goodnight, Irene" is a classic American folk song credited to Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter. In the 1950s, the song became a No. 1 hit for The Weavers and has since...