Tag Archive: Hurricane Irene

Mystery of Hurricane Irene’s Gross Gray Blobs Solved

When Hurricane Irene barreled up the U.S. Eastern coastline, the storm left behind a path of widespread damage — and a generous helping of mysterious, squishy gray blobs in shallow waters and beaches… Continue reading

FEMA almost out of disaster funds

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Federal Disaster Relief Fund, the pot of money used to help communities and individuals hit by disasters, is nearly depleted. That’s bad news for victims of both Hurricane… Continue reading

$45Billion Irene ‘One of Most Expensive Hurricanes’

She was expected to wreak havoc on Manhattan, wrecking homes, flooding cars and toppling trees as she roared across the city. But while Hurricane Irene did not strike New York with the ferocity… Continue reading

Shoppers fight over bottled water, flashlights and lobster… How a city prepared for a very New York hurricane

I knew something was amiss before I even left my apartment. My flatmate has locked the front door, presumably in the fear that hurricane Irene would try the handle first before barging in.… Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Spawns Tornadoes

As Hurricane Irene moved north, with its winds and torrents of rain, it caused tornadoes in at least four states, and officials warned they could be as dangerous as the hurricane itself. Tornadoes were reported in New… Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Could Affect Millions Of People In The U.S.

By MITCH WEISS, Associated Press NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment… Continue reading

Is God Trying To Say Something?

There are times you just have to wonder. A hurricane that appears to be taking dead aim at both Washington DC and Wall Street? Gee, I wonder if there’s an embedded message in… Continue reading

Irene: New York City, Mid-Atlantic Put on High Alert

Hurricane Irene is now on a path that could take it dangerously close to, if not over, the mid-Atlantic coastline and New York City on Sunday, posing a serious danger to millions of… Continue reading