26 Aug '11, 7pm

Hope you're prepped already - Twelve tip for hurricane prep. #irene #hurricane #stormreads #storm

Hope you're prepped already - Twelve tip for hurricane prep. #irene #hurricane #stormreads #storm

Hurricane Irene looks like it’s going to make a horrible mess of the Eastern seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine. If you’ve received an evacuation notice like folks in Lower Manhattan and the Outer Banks — take heed, it has the destructive potential to be the storm of a lifetime. The sheer size of Irene ensures that it will impact tens of millions of households, if not with high winds and storm surge, then with flooding and power outages. Recent heavy rains have weakened tree roots in much of the Northeast and many of those trees will not withstand high winds and a foot or more of additional rain – when those trees fall they’ll take down power-lines. Here are some quick tips: Have a container ready to haul your emergency supplies and valuable documents (insurance policy) in case you have to relocate. Stock up on water, canned goods and non-perishables. Fill containers wit...

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Get Ready for Hurricane Irene! Tips for Humans and Pets Before the Storm #staysafe

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ecorazzi.com 26 Aug '11, 3pm

Most people down the south side of the east coast know the drill. Board up the windows, buy lots of supplies. But if you’r...

Stay safe, US East Coast friends. #hurricane #i...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Aug '11, 6am

Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, was poised on August 26 to be the first to make landfall in the Un...

Residents leave homes as Hurricane Irene closes in

Residents leave homes as Hurricane Irene closes in

channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 8am

NEW YORK: Tens of thousands of people along the US East Coast were on the move Saturday, fleeing their homes and vacation ...

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

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image f...

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 ...

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

searchenginewatch.com 26 Aug '11, 6pm

As the potentially devastating Hurricane Irene bears down on the east coast of the United States, millions are turning to ...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 8pm

As Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, its shape is becoming more defined. In this image, taken by the GOES satellite...

Hurricane Irene weakens

Hurricane Irene weakens

channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 9am

MIAMI: Massive Hurricane Irene bearing down on the US East Coast weakened slightly early Saturday and was officially recla...

Hurricane Irene, Global Warming and the Rising ...

thedailygreen.com 26 Aug '11, 2pm

STORM SURGE...AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS BY AS MUCH AS 6 TO 11 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN ...

New York City orders unprecedented evacuations ...

todayonline.com 27 Aug '11, 3am

Hurricane Irene closed in on the Atlantic coast yesterday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented e...

Toll from Hurricane Irene rises to 7

Toll from Hurricane Irene rises to 7

channelnewsasia.com 28 Aug '11, 1am

WASHINGTON: The toll as Hurricane Irene lashed the eastern United States has risen to at least eight, including an 11-year...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 10pm

Hurricane Irene sprawls across nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in this true-color image taken by the Moderate Resoluti...

Hurricane Irene special alert

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 11pm

New York and New Jersey - In preparation for Hurricane Irene's arrival, the ASPCA has issued special alerts for pet owners...

Hurricane Irene, Climate Change, and the Need t...

desmogblog.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

In May of 2005, a few months before Hurricane Katrina, I wrote an article that nobody noticed. It was entitled “Thinking B...

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 ...