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August 27, 2011
From Portsmouth, Va.: Knocked-over trees, flooding, etc. (src @Terpted37)

From Portsmouth, Va.: Knocked-over trees, flooding, etc. (src @Terpted37)

14:33 // 3 years ago
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TraceyMcCain: Oh wow! Praying everyone is safe! #Irene2011 ”@Mr_um: Irene floods Belhaven, NC. (via Twitter and Twitpic)

Jesus christ, this is the worst flooding photo we’ve seen so far.

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TraceyMcCainOh wow! Praying everyone is safe! #Irene2011 ”@Mr_umIrene floods Belhaven, NC. (via Twitter and Twitpic)

Jesus christ, this is the worst flooding photo we’ve seen so far.

(via abandonedcurrenteye-deactivated)

14:23 // 3 years ago
Via Twitter user @Irene: FX’s choice of counter-programming during the storm is questionable.

Via Twitter user @Irene: FX’s choice of counter-programming during the storm is questionable.

14:05 // 3 years ago

Of course Mediaite would have this first: The Weather Channel just got hit by a streaker in Virginia Beach. Video’s NSFW but it’s not like you can make all that much out in the clip.

13:54 // 3 years ago

Update: Hurricane Irene, by the numbers (so far)

» The eye of the storm first hit land at 7:30 a.m. EST: With the storm still maintaining speed as it stays just of fthe coast, Irene could cause severe damage up and down the coast. Though a Category 1, it’s expected to remain a hurricane as it passes through the mid-Atlantic states and up to New England between now and Sunday.

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13:50 // 3 years ago
So, that’s it. Trains shut down.

So, that’s it. Trains shut down.

(via rubenfeld)

13:10 // 3 years ago
From Sandbridge, Virginia Beach: Roof damage from the Virginia Beach area. There have been reports of a possible tornado touchdown in the region — including a report from one of the local news stations, WAVY. Three homes reportedly had their roofs torn off. (photo via @wattsupbrent of Roanoke, Va. station WDBJ; tip via brosephstalin)

From Sandbridge, Virginia Beach: Roof damage from the Virginia Beach area. There have been reports of a possible tornado touchdown in the region — including a report from one of the local news stations, WAVY. Three homes reportedly had their roofs torn off. (photo via @wattsupbrent of Roanoke, Va. station WDBJ; tip via brosephstalin)

12:55 // 3 years ago
Up next: Virginia Beach. ”The hurricane-force winds from Irene rip the siding off of homes on Nags Head, N.C. late morning Saturday, Aug. 27, 2001.” (via Virginian Pilot photog Stephen M. Katz; be sure to check out the paper’s coverage here)

Up next: Virginia Beach. ”The hurricane-force winds from Irene rip the siding off of homes on Nags Head, N.C. late morning Saturday, Aug. 27, 2001.” (via Virginian Pilot photog Stephen M. Katz; be sure to check out the paper’s coverage here)

12:37 // 3 years ago
Are you near the worst of Hurricane Irene, possibly riding out the storm? The Red Cross has a site where you can tell family members that you’re “Safe and Well.” Please use wisely, folks.

Are you near the worst of Hurricane Irene, possibly riding out the storm? The Red Cross has a site where you can tell family members that you’re “Safe and Well.” Please use wisely, folks.

12:29 // 3 years ago

In case you’re in North Carolina at the moment, your state’s governor, Bev Perdue, suggests that you stay inside, lest you endanger yourself or the first responders who might have to save you.

12:22 // 3 years ago