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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Notebook: Jones back in O's lineup a day after hospital visit

    Notebook: Jones back in O's lineup a day after hospital visit
    A day after leaving Target Field for a local hospital because of to shortness of breath, center fielder Adam Jones was back in the Orioles' starting lineup Wednesday and making jokes about his potential health scare. "I wanted my mom," joked Jones, who...
  • NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene

    NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene
    As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
  • Harford to open $26 million elementary to ease crowding in Bel Air schools

    Harford to open $26 million elementary to ease crowding in Bel Air schools
    Harford County plans to open its first new elementary school in about a decade this week to ease crowding throughout the Bel Air area. Red Pump Elementary School expects about 600 students at the $26 million project, built north of the county seat....
  • Hurricane Irene's threat to North Carolina increases; Florida to feel fringes today

    Hurricane Irene's threat to North Carolina increases; Florida to feel fringes today
    As Hurricane Irene continued its assault on the Bahamas on Thursday morning, the system’s future track has been shifted slightly west, increasing the threat to North Carolina and the Northeast. A hurricane watch has been posted for the North...
  • Ocean City enacts Irene emergency plan; asks visitors to postpone beach trips

    Ocean City enacts Irene emergency plan; asks visitors to postpone beach trips
    Visitors who were hoping for a last beach hurrah this weekend can thank Hurricane Irene for putting a fork in their plans. The Town of Ocean City today enacted Phase I of its emergency plan as the storm continues on a path toward the mid-Atlantic that...
  • Archives: Readers' Isabel photos

    As Hurricane Irene continues on a path toward the Mid-Atlantic, a look back at reader photos of flooding and damage in Maryland from Isabel eight years ago.
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...