30 Aug '11, 9pm

Hurricane Irene Breaches Outer Banks [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene Breaches Outer Banks [image] #NASA

Flood waters from Hurricane Irene sliced through portions of Highway 12 on North Carolina’s Hatteras Island. Highway 12, which extends along the Outer Banks, is the only road connecting Hatteras Island to the mainland. At Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, water and shifting sand damaged the highway in multiple locations. This aerial photo, acquired by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on August 28, 2011, is part of a larger project to assess damage from Hurricane Irene along the U.S. East Coast. The largest breach in Highway 12 appears midway down the image where water flows between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. North and south of this breach, the road has been compromised in other places, by what appears to be a combination of water and sand. Damage to Highway 12 stranded at least 2,500 residents of Hatteras Island, according to news re...

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Rainfall from Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Aug '11, 8pm

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Hurricane Irene over the U.S. East Coast [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Aug '11, 4pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Aug '11, 11pm

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flagstick.com 31 Aug '11, 11pm

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onearth.org 31 Aug '11, 4pm

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Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Sep '11, 7pm

Katia initially formed as Tropical Depression Twelve south of Cape Verde on August 29, 2011. By September 2, 2011, the sto...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 9pm

Irene formed as a tropical storm east of the Leeward Islands on August 20, 2011. By August 22, the storm had strengthened ...

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image from our Terra satellite, Thursday ~noon ET. #hurricaneirene

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

Hurricane Irene is a large and dangerous storm. In this image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 04 Sep '11, 4am

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 10pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 29 Aug '11, 10pm

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Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Sep '11, 4pm

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golfdigest.com 29 Aug '11, 3pm

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