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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Irene downgraded to a tropical storm

     
    Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, the first "major" (Cat.3 or higher) storm of the season, and the first to make landfall on the U.S. mainland since 2008, has been downgraded to a tropical storm.The National......
  • NWS: Storm surge no longer a worry

     
    Now that Irene has gone by us, and winds have swung around to the west northwest, the danger of damaging storm surge from Hurricane Irene - to the extent it ever was a real worry - is past, according to......
  • New tropical storm forms; Jose poses no risk here

     
    There's a new tropical storm on the maps. Fortunately, Tropical Storm Jose is well out in the Atlantic, and he's headed north. This is likely a "fish storm." Winds from Hurricane Irene are creating wind shear that will probably do......
  • More than 11" of rain in Southern Maryland

     
    The first numbers are starting to come in for Hurricane Irene's impact on Maryland, and Southern Maryland seems to have been hit hardest on rainfall. BWI-Marshall Airport is reporting 4.6 inches of rain at 7 a.m. The heaviest rates were......
  • Hurricane Irene: The main topic Sunday morning

     
    CBS plans to offer a special hurricane newscast anchored by Scott Pelley at 11 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. CBS' "Face the Nation" will offer the latest on Irene at 10:30 a.m. "Face the Nation" also offers an interview with former Secretary of State Colin...
  • If Hurricane Irene wrecks your home, don't botch the repair job

     
    If your home is damaged by the looming storm, don’t compound the problem by hiring the first contractor who knocks on your door or sticks a flier on your mailbox. Damage zones often are targeted by traveling contractors who are......
  • ‘Help’ earns another $14.3 million, wins weekend, ‘Summer of (Emma) Stone’ wraps

     
    Hurricane Irene dampened box office overall (down 20% from 2010) but “The Help” continued to perform – earning another $14.3 million to close in on that $100 million mark. By Tuesday it should have cleared it. It's at $96.6 million now....
  • First day of school canceled for Wilson Area

     
    Wilson Area School District students hoping for one more day of summer have got their wish. The district canceled classes for Monday, which was to be the first day of school. Classes will now begin on Tuesday, according to a message posted on the...
  • When storms toss sea turtles ashore, here’s how to help

     
    Even though Hurricane Irene has passed us by and is heading up the Atlantic coast, here's some good advice about helping stranded sea turtles from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: As waves pound sandy Atlantic beaches, they bring...
  • Anthony Recker on Thursday's crazy game: "That's baseball."

     
    Anthony Recker was kind enough to call me late Friday night and fill me in on what it felt like to make his major league debut in Thursday's wild Yankees 22-9 win over his Oakland Athletics in New York. The 22 runs was the most the Yankees scored since...
  • Hurricane Irene floods Vermont bookstore

     
    Flooding in Vermont was particularly bad for one bookstore....