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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • 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......
  • Remembering the helping hands of stormy 2011

     
    Thanksgiving week is a time to remember the gratitude we had for the people that helped see us through this year’s storms and natural disasters: Snow in January; winds in February; heavy rains of March; tornadoes in April and May;......
  • Tropical storm winds felt in N.C.

     
    The National Weather Service says tropical-storm-force winds are now being felt on the beaches of North Carolina as Hurricane Irene approaches Saturday's landfall. Observers at Folly Island, N.C. have clocked a wind gust to 55 mph. Top sustained winds...
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...
  • Dry, breezy and sunny until ...

     
    Sunday's storms marked the passage of the cold front that has brought us this bright, sunny and dry weather for the bulk of this week.The high-pressure system pushing in on north winds will mean very pleasant weather for the mid-Atlantic......
  • Hurricane Irene poised for sweep up the East Coast

     
    The first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......
  • Irene weakens a bit, still on course

     
    The National Hurricane Center at 11 a.m. reported that Hurricane Irene has weakened a bit, with top sustained winds slipping from 110 to 105 mph. But thew storm is expected to move across or just offshore from North carolina's barrier......
  • Baltimore now under Tropical Storm Warning

     
    Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North Carolina to New Jersey,...
  • Flood Warning issued for Lower Shore counties

     
    Flood Warnings have been posted for the Lower Eastern Shore counties of Maryland, including Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset and Dorchester. The northern section of Accomack County on Virginia's Eastern Shore, is also included.The warning means that flooding...
  • Why start school at hurricane season peak?

     
    With one eye on the dreaded Cone of Concern, I took my little girl to her first day of kindergarten this morning. Then I came home to hear interim Broward Schools Superintendent Donnie Carter on the news talking about shuttering......