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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Hurricane Irene's fringes bring bursts of rain, gusts to Florida

    Hurricane Irene's fringes bring bursts of rain, gusts to Florida
    The fringes of a sprawling Hurricane Irene are making for a mostly gray, gloomy day in South Florida with intermittent gusty winds and bands of rain. On the other hand, it's a heck of a lot better than being in the middle of a major hurricane, said...
  • Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene

    Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene
    The inaugural Silopanna Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Crownsville Saturday, has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, promoters Rams Head Group said in a statement this morning. Organizers and performers were concerned about...
  • Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money

    Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money
    For a kite surfer, this time of year is regarded as the off season in south Florida. "No wind whatsoever" said Kate Jonson of Hallandale Beach,  "unless there's another storm we might have absolutely no good kite surfing conditions for months." At the...
  • Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday

    Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday
    The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene. Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
  • Send Us Your Hurricane Irene Pictures

    Send Us Your Hurricane Irene Pictures
  • Irene tips: Food safety, emergency kits and CO2

    Here is some more information from officials at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for before and after the hurricane. --On carbon monoxide: This is generated by gas-powered appliances such as generators and charcoal and gas grills. It's...
  • O'Malley declares state of emergency over hurricane

    O'Malley declares state of emergency over hurricane
    Gov. Martin O'Malley just declared a state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Irene, which could dump as much as a foot of rain on Maryland this weekend. The executive order signed by the governor activates the state national guard and puts the...
  • Hampton Roads prepares to welcome a nasty storm with a sweet song: "Goodnight, Irene"

    Hampton Roads prepares to welcome a nasty storm with a sweet song: "Goodnight, Irene"
    All hurricanes have names, but this one has its own theme song, and a great one at that. "Goodnight, Irene" is a classic American folk song credited to Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter. In the 1950s, the song became a No. 1 hit for The Weavers and has since...
  • Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins

    Reyes helps lead Orioles to four-game sweep of Twins
    Despite their first four-game sweep in more than a year, one that culminated with Thursday's 6-1 victory against the reeling Minnesota Twins, the Orioles seem to understand life isn't about to get any easier as they return home Friday. They're...
  • Post Hurricane Irene: Breezy Friday and baking hot weekend

    Post Hurricane Irene: Breezy Friday and baking hot weekend
    In the wake of Hurricane Irene, South Florida should see a mostly sunny yet still breezy day. There also is a good chance of rain. Friday's forecast calls for highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper...
  • Gloucester schools, offices to close early on Friday

    As Hurricane Irene bears down on Hampton Roads, the Gloucester County Public School System will close early on Friday. In an email sent Thursday afternoon, Superintendent Ben Kiser made the announcement through an assistant. Here's other information in...