Defying expectations, hurricane Irene weakened Friday afternoon – and opportunity for rebuilding its intensity is limited. North Carolina and the inland northeast remain at high risk for flooding.
Hurricane Irene may disrupt tourist activity along the Outer Banks and the rest of the East Coast. But it's unlikely to kill it.
Federal authorities, including President Obama, are urging Americans to take precautions before hurricane Irene hits. Some 70 million people on the US East Coast could be affected.
Hurricane Irene is one of the biggest hurricanes to hit the US East Coast in years. But how much do you know about these powerful storms?
The track for hurricane Irene has the potential Category 3 storm crashing into the US near Beaufort, N.C., where officials are pleading with residents to evacuate.
Leif Overturf takes advantage of the large surf near the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier in Emerald Isle, N.C., as Hurricane Irene heads toward the North Carolina coast on Aug. 25. Approaching storms are known for improving surfing conditions ahead of their landfall.
Hurricane Irene continued on a path early Friday to lash much of the East Coast – and not just coastal areas. Inland areas of the mid-Atlantic and New England are at risk of flash floods.
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Hurricane Irene weakened to 110 m.p.h. winds, but Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 hurricane again is it reaches North Carolina