Tri-State Readies For 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)
Tri-State Readies For 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)
Tape marked "Danger" guards the beaches in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Wildwood, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Tape marked "Danger" guards the beaches in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Wildwood, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Residents carry groceries back to their apartment building across from the New York Stock Exchange on August 27, 2011. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Residents carry groceries back to their apartment building across from the New York Stock Exchange on August 27, 2011. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
People play along the beach at Rockway Beach, an area which New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said should be evacuated, in New York, August 26, 2010. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene People play along the beach at Rockway Beach, an area which New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said should be evacuated, in New York, August 26, 2010. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
A sign hangs on plastic tape blocking the entrance to the Chambers St subway station August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene A sign hangs on plastic tape blocking the entrance to the Chambers St subway station August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
People look out on the rough surf caused by the outer fringes of Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene People look out on the rough surf caused by the outer fringes of Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Juliana Beasley (L) takes her dogs, Moishe and Howard, on the subway while evacuating them from Jersey City to stay with her friend Victoria Ford in Brooklyn August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Juliana Beasley (L) takes her dogs, Moishe and Howard, on the subway while evacuating them from Jersey City to stay with her friend Victoria Ford in Brooklyn August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Lyllis Wickersham paints a sign that reads, ' Don't be mean Irene', onto the plywood on the window of a business as it is secured against the winds of Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Southhampton, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Lyllis Wickersham paints a sign that reads, ' Don't be mean Irene', onto the plywood on the window of a business as it is secured against the winds of Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Southhampton, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Surfers head to the ocean at a beach in the Rockaways before the arrival of hurricane Irene which is expected to make landfall in New York City sometime late Saturday and early Sunday on August 27, 2011 in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Surfers head to the ocean at a beach in the Rockaways before the arrival of hurricane Irene which is expected to make landfall in New York City sometime late Saturday and early Sunday on August 27, 2011 in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
People surf at a beach in the Rockaways before the arrival of hurricane Irene which is expected to make landfall in New York City sometime late Saturday and early Sunday on August 27, 2011 in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene People surf at a beach in the Rockaways before the arrival of hurricane Irene which is expected to make landfall in New York City sometime late Saturday and early Sunday on August 27, 2011 in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Manhattan store sits closed due to Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in New York City. There are approximately 370,000 city residents in low lying areas are under a mandatory evacuation order ahead of Hurricane Irene. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Manhattan store sits closed due to Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in New York City. There are approximately 370,000 city residents in low lying areas are under a mandatory evacuation order ahead of Hurricane Irene. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Maintenance employees move sandbags before placing them in front of doorways at a high rise apartment building in Battery Park City, inside the mandatory evacuation area, August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Maintenance employees move sandbags before placing them in front of doorways at a high rise apartment building in Battery Park City, inside the mandatory evacuation area, August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hand-written signs tell subway riders when to expect the last train to run after Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to shut down all train and bus service at noon August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Hand-written signs tell subway riders when to expect the last train to run after Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to shut down all train and bus service at noon August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Paramedics and EMTs load an incubator holding a baby into an ambulance after NYU Langone Medical Center was ordered to evacuate about 400 patients August 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Paramedics and EMTs load an incubator holding a baby into an ambulance after NYU Langone Medical Center was ordered to evacuate about 400 patients August 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hurricane Irene tee shirts already grace the Wildwood Boardwalk August 26, 2011 in Wildwood, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Hurricane Irene tee shirts already grace the Wildwood Boardwalk August 26, 2011 in Wildwood, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
People line up with their luggage as they wait to enter a temporary shelter in New York on August 27, 2011 as Hurricane Irene approaches. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene People line up with their luggage as they wait to enter a temporary shelter in New York on August 27, 2011 as Hurricane Irene approaches. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of Cape May Fire Department look look out at a stormy Atlantic early Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Cape May, N.J. as Hurricane Irene approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Members of Cape May Fire Department look look out at a stormy Atlantic early Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Cape May, N.J. as Hurricane Irene approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
People line up with their luggage as they wait to enter a temporary shelter in New York on August 27, 2011 as Hurricane Irene approaches. (Photo credit:TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene People line up with their luggage as they wait to enter a temporary shelter in New York on August 27, 2011 as Hurricane Irene approaches. (Photo credit:TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Fallon Clark, 11, of Wayne, New Jersey is photographed by her mother Heather Clark in front of a sign on a boarded up building before Hurricane Irene hits August 26, 2011 in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Fallon Clark, 11, of Wayne, New Jersey is photographed by her mother Heather Clark in front of a sign on a boarded up building before Hurricane Irene hits August 26, 2011 in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Arianna Guzman (R) and other residents prepare to evacuate from the Jacob Riis Houses, located in a mandatory evacuation zone in Manhattan, on August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Arianna Guzman (R) and other residents prepare to evacuate from the Jacob Riis Houses, located in a mandatory evacuation zone in Manhattan, on August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Nearly empty bread shelves are seen in a Manhattan grocery store on August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene
Nearly empty bread shelves are seen in a Manhattan grocery store on August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Nearly empty bread shelves are seen in a Manhattan grocery store on August 27, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Marc Murphy fills a gap in the berm with sandbags in front of his beach home as he prepares the home against Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene Marc Murphy fills a gap in the berm with sandbags in front of his beach home as he prepares the home against Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
John Mazzella Jr. watches as his jetski is removed it from the waters of Eastchester Bay on August 27, 2011 in the Bronx. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Tri-State Readies For Hurricane Irene John Mazzella Jr. watches as his jetski is removed it from the waters of Eastchester Bay on August 27, 2011 in the Bronx. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
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