Hurricane Irene

Damage from Irene is seen at a used car lot - Huntington, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)
Huntington, NY - Hurricane Irene Damage from Irene is seen at a used car lot - Huntington, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)
Rain and wind are seen during Irene in Cold Spring Hills - Woodbury, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)
Cold Spring Hills, Long Island - Hurricane Irene Rain and wind are seen during Irene in Cold Spring Hills - Woodbury, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)
Debris on a road in Upper Saddle River, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)
Hurricane Irene - Upper Saddle River, NJ Debris on a road in Upper Saddle River, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)
The top of One World Trade Center is buffeted by rain as Hurricane Irene rains hit the city at dawn on August 28, 2011 in New York City. One World Trade Center is located in a mandatory evacuation area where construction work is suspended during the storm. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
One World Trade Center The top of One World Trade Center is buffeted by rain as Hurricane Irene rains hit the city at dawn on August 28, 2011 in New York City. One World Trade Center is located in a mandatory evacuation area where construction work is suspended during the storm. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Police vehicles block off a road to prevent cars from heading out to a flooded area as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island Police vehicles block off a road to prevent cars from heading out to a flooded area as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
An Army truck plows through a flooded road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island An Army truck plows through a flooded road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Waves crash around a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island Waves crash around a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Waves crash around a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island Waves crash around a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Water surrounds a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island Water surrounds a home as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island Waves crash onto a road as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A person, who didn't want to provide his name, surveys the damage around a friend's home in the background as a sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene - Long Island A person, who didn't want to provide his name, surveys the damage around a friend's home in the background as a sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. Irene is expected to move through the area today with heavy rain and high winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
The Hudson River churns under the early effects of Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - Looking at Jersey City The Hudson River churns under the early effects of Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
SoHo residents Amy Eagle (L) and Rich Thompson take an early morning walk just before high tide along the World Financial Center Esplanade as the effects of Hurricane Irene are felt in Manhattan August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City SoHo residents Amy Eagle (L) and Rich Thompson take an early morning walk just before high tide along the World Financial Center Esplanade as the effects of Hurricane Irene are felt in Manhattan August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tables are turned upside down and tied together in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Tables are turned upside down and tied together in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Manhattan Sailing School boats are tied to the dock in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene just before high tide at the North Cove Marina in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Manhattan Sailing School boats are tied to the dock in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene just before high tide at the North Cove Marina in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Hurricane Irene's wind and rain pour down as North Cove Marina employees work to secure gangways, docks and boats as seawater comes over the marina's low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Port Authority engineers and workers monitor the North Cove Marina as seawater comes over the low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. If water breaches the high wall along the Esplanade then the water pumping station and the 5000-volt transformer that serve the World Trade Center would be shut down. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Port Authority engineers and workers monitor the North Cove Marina as seawater comes over the low walls just before high tide in the World Financial Center Plaza August 28, 2011 in New York City. If water breaches the high wall along the Esplanade then the water pumping station and the 5000-volt transformer that serve the World Trade Center would be shut down. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
As wind and rain from Hurricane Irene pour down, SoHo residents Amy Eagle (R) and Rich Thompson embrace in the pouring rain during an early morning walk just before high tide along the World Financial Center Esplanade August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City As wind and rain from Hurricane Irene pour down, SoHo residents Amy Eagle (R) and Rich Thompson embrace in the pouring rain during an early morning walk just before high tide along the World Financial Center Esplanade August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Hudson River churns under the early effects of Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - Jersey City Skyline The Hudson River churns under the early effects of Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A man uses a flashlight to inspect the lobby of Three World Financial Center as the early effects of Hurricane Irene sweep in August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City A man uses a flashlight to inspect the lobby of Three World Financial Center as the early effects of Hurricane Irene sweep in August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey early Sunday morning, battering the northeast with high winds and rain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Rain falls around the clocktower in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City Rain falls around the clocktower in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Water from New York Harbor washes over a sidewalk in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City (Looking at Jersey City) Water from New York Harbor washes over a sidewalk in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A cyclist looks on as water from New York Harbor washes over a sidewalk in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City A cyclist looks on as water from New York Harbor washes over a sidewalk in Battery Park on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A deserted Church Street is seen in Lower Manhattan on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Irene - New York City A deserted Church Street is seen in Lower Manhattan on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene made landfall in the vicinity of Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Both tracks under water at Valhalla Station on Harlem Line - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Marjorie Anders / MTA)
Irene - Valhalla Both tracks under water at Valhalla Station on Harlem Line - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Marjorie Anders / MTA)
Running rails under water, only top of third rail visible - Ossining, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
Irene - Ossining Running rails under water, only top of third rail visible - Ossining, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
Running rails under water, only top of third rail visible - Ossining, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
Irene - Ossining Running rails under water, only top of third rail visible - Ossining, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
148th Street Yard at the end of the 3 Line in Harlem - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
Irene - Harlem 148th Street Yard at the end of the 3 Line in Harlem - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Aaron Donovan / MTA)
Both tracks under water at Valhalla Station on Harlem Line - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Marjorie Anders / MTA)
Irene - Harlem Both tracks under water at Valhalla Station on Harlem Line - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Marjorie Anders / MTA)
The tracks on the N line were flooded at 86th Street in Brooklyn. (credit: MTA)
Irene - Brooklyn The tracks on the N line were flooded at 86th Street in Brooklyn. (credit: MTA)
A mudslide covered the tracks on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line at Spuyten Duyvil (credit: MTA)
Irene - Spuyten Duyvil A mudslide covered the tracks on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line at Spuyten Duyvil (credit: MTA)
Cars underwater at Barclay St and West St - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)
Irene - NYC Cars underwater at Barclay St and West St - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)
Fairfield, CT - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)
Irene - Fairfield, CT Fairfield, CT - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)
Newark Avenue - Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Irene - Hoboken Newark Avenue - Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Irene - Hoboken Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Driving through water - 18th Street at Marin Boulevard - Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Irene - Hoboken Driving through water - 18th Street at Marin Boulevard - Hoboken, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
A man walks around in the rain in New York  August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A man walks around in the rain in New York August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A flooded  walkway at the southern part of Battery Park, August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A flooded walkway at the southern part of Battery Park, August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A police car drives around downed trees in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A police car drives around downed trees in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A person walks down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A person walks down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
People wade through the water on a flooded section of 12th Avenue in New York  August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York People wade through the water on a flooded section of 12th Avenue in New York August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
People wade through the water on a flooded section of 12th Avenue in New York August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York People wade through the water on a flooded section of 12th Avenue in New York August 28, 2011 as Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A police car guards a fire that was ignited by a fallen live electric wire on Old Bethpage Road on August 28, 2011 in Old Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Irene - Long Island A police car guards a fire that was ignited by a fallen live electric wire on Old Bethpage Road on August 28, 2011 in Old Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
A resident walks through floodwater on Coney Island after Irene hit in New York, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A resident walks through floodwater on Coney Island after Irene hit in New York, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit, in New York, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit, in New York, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Tree-damaged house on 93rd Road and 224th Street in Queens Village (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)
Irene - New York Tree-damaged house on 93rd Road and 224th Street in Queens Village (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)
93rd Avenue and 213th Street in Queens Village (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010) WINS)
Irene - New York 93rd Avenue and 213th Street in Queens Village (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010) WINS)
A person walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A person walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A woman lifts her dog up after flood waters became too deep for it to continue walking along the East River Bikeway after Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Irene - New York A woman lifts her dog up after flood waters became too deep for it to continue walking along the East River Bikeway after Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
New York residents return to the beach on Coney Island after Irene swept through the city, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Irene - New York New York residents return to the beach on Coney Island after Irene swept through the city, August 28, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Irene - Long Island Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Thor Anderson walks past a sailboat that floated into his yard as Hurricane Irene arrived on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Irene - Long Island Thor Anderson walks past a sailboat that floated into his yard as Hurricane Irene arrived on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Three local residents stand in front of One Brooklyn Bridge Plaza apartments along the East River August 28, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Irene - New York Three local residents stand in front of One Brooklyn Bridge Plaza apartments along the East River August 28, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
People walk along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Irene - New York People walk along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Irene on August 28, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
In this handout satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Irene, now downgraded to a tropical storm, is seen at 8:32 a.m. EDT, just 28 minutes before landfall in New York City August 28, 2011 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene In this handout satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Irene, now downgraded to a tropical storm, is seen at 8:32 a.m. EDT, just 28 minutes before landfall in New York City August 28, 2011 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)
Flooding - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Fairfield Flooding Flooding - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
Fairfield Passaic River Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)
An image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Irene as photographed from onboard the International Space Station at 3:14 p.m. EDT on Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/NASA)
Hurricane Irene An image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Irene as photographed from onboard the International Space Station at 3:14 p.m. EDT on Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/NASA)
CJ Macias rides his surfboard as he takes advantage of the waves created by Hurricane Irene as it passes off the coast on August 25, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene CJ Macias rides his surfboard as he takes advantage of the waves created by Hurricane Irene as it passes off the coast on August 25, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
People walk along a battered beach in Nagua on August 23, 2011 as winds and rain of Hurricane Irene lash the northern coast of the island of Hispaniola. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene People walk along a battered beach in Nagua on August 23, 2011 as winds and rain of Hurricane Irene lash the northern coast of the island of Hispaniola. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)
A sign warns "Go Away Irene!" at a storefront in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain)
Hurricane Irene A sign warns "Go Away Irene!" at a storefront in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain)
In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Irene on August 25, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Irene on August 25, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)
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