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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Mostly sunny, good chance of storms

    Mostly sunny, good chance of storms
    Expect another typical South Florida day with lots of sun and heat and a good chance of storms. Tuesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper 70s. There is a...
  • Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state

    Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state
    Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
  • 5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane

    5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane
    Avoiding serious injuries should be paramount when faced with a hurricane or major storm – and protecting your eyes (and sight) should be on top of your list. That sounds like common sense but it can be a safety tip that is easy to forget when in...
  • Calm before the storm

    Calm before the storm
    Expect a fairly nice day, although it should be summertime hot. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of rain. Thursday's forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain...
  • Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease

    Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease
    After bulking up overnight, Hurricane Irene began pounding the southern Bahamas on Wednesday morning with sustained winds of 115 mph and torrential rains. Now at Category 3 strength, the system is expected to continue intensifying and plow over or near...
  • Virginia eases crabbing hours due to Irene

    Virginia eases crabbing hours due to Irene
    NEWPORT NEWS — State regulators temporarily eased commercial crab harvesting restrictions to give watermen time to retrieve their gear from the water before Hurricane Irene affects Virginia. Watermen work from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., but those hours will...
  • Irene could bring 3 feet of water to Hampton Roads

    Water levels in Hampton Roads are expected to rise three feet Saturday night if Hurricane Irene continues on its projected path. “There’s probably no doubt that we’ll get a lot of flooding,” said Larry Atkinson, an oceanography...
  • Windy, at times squally day, courtesy of Hurricane Irene

    Windy, at times squally day, courtesy of Hurricane Irene
    Thanks to Hurricane Irene, expect a gusty and at time squally day in South Florida. Indeed, before dawn Thursday whitecapped, foamy waves were evident along the beach in Fort Lauderdale as palm trees swayed in a stiff wind and the beach sand whipped...
  • Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts

    Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts
    Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
  • Poquoson opens season day early because of Irene

    Poquoson High will begin defense of its Division 3 state football title a day earlier than planned. The threat posed this weekend by Hurricane Irene prompted Poquoson administrators to ask their counterparts at Southampton if the game could be played a...