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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees arrive in Baltimore area

    More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees arrive in Baltimore area
    More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees have arrived in the Baltimore area for temporary housing during Hurricane Irene, as part of the state's preparations for the storm. Six hundred foreign exchange students traveled in buses from Ocean City on Thursday...
  • Interactive map: Hurricane Irene's path

    Interactive map: Hurricane Irene's path
  • South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun

    South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach. —In a nutshell...
  • Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage

    Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage
    Hurricane Irene’s stomp up the Eastern Seaboard has left millions of people without power. They’re the lucky ones – they still have homes to hunker down in. As always after one of Mother Nature’s rages, this weekend’s storm...
  • Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms

    Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms
    A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths. Four people died...
  • Four more heat-related deaths reported

    Four more heat-related deaths reported
    Four heat-related deaths were reported to state health officials on Independence Day, three of them in Baltimore, bringing the death toll from the recent stretch of heat and storms to 11. Two men over age 65 and one man between the ages of 45 and 65 died...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • Ask Tom why: What is the comparison between Hurricane Irene and New England's Great Hurricane of 1938?

    Dear Tom, Hurricane Irene has caused great flooding in New England, but that area has had other hurricanes. I'm a former resident of Massachusetts and old-timers there used to talk about the hurricane of 1938. What is the comparison between the two? &#...
  • Cornel West one of 19 arrested at Supreme Court

    Cornel West one of 19 arrested at Supreme Court
    Liberal professor Cornel West was one of 19 people arrested on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Sunday, according to the Associated Press, as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement. West, a former Harvard University professor now...
  • Ask Tom why: Which major league baseball team has had the most games postponed due to inclement weather?

    Dear Tom, Which major league baseball team has had the most games postponed due to inclement weather? —Gary Buttikofer Loves Park Dear Gary, A very wet spring and summer punctuated by the late August arrival of Hurricane Irene on the East...