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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins

    Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins
    Despite their first four-game sweep in more than a year, one that culminated with Thursday's 6-1 victory against the reeling Minnesota Twins, the Orioles seem to understand life isn't about to get any easier as they return home Friday. They're...
  • Post Hurricane Irene: Breezy Friday and baking hot weekend

    Post Hurricane Irene: Breezy Friday and baking hot weekend
    In the wake of Hurricane Irene, South Florida should see a mostly sunny yet still breezy day. There also is a good chance of rain. Friday's forecast calls for highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper...
  • Gloucester schools, offices to close early on Friday

    As Hurricane Irene bears down on Hampton Roads, the Gloucester County Public School System will close early on Friday. In an email sent Thursday afternoon, Superintendent Ben Kiser made the announcement through an assistant. Here's other information in...
  • Thursday mailbox -- the Koodie reviews Gino's

    Thursday mailbox -- the Koodie reviews Gino's
    We were just not really sent a memo forbidding us to use Goodnight Irene in headlines. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing recommendations for residents in states that might be affected by Hurricane...
  • Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse

    Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better. Irene risksAdd to that the saturating rains we'...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Approaching Irene blows away area musical performances by Pat Benatar, Big Joe and the Dynaflows, others

    Approaching Irene blows away area musical performances by Pat Benatar, Big Joe and the Dynaflows, others
    Hurricane Irene hasn't reached Virginia's shores yet but she's already claimed a fair number of musical performances. Shows by Pat Benatar, Big Joe & the Dynaflows and Donavon Frankenreiter have been kicked to the curb. Here's the list as of 5 p.m....