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Irene's Impact: The Hurricane/Tropical Storm in Pictures

Irene made U.S. landfall in North Carolina Saturday and then slowly swept up the coast for the rest of the weekend as it was downgraded to a tropical storm, and caused 11 deaths and billions in damages.

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NEW YORK DOG:

A dog made its own way through a flooded walkway in New York City on August 28.....[ More ]

DOWNED TREE:

A downed tree on Roosevelt Island, New York City, on Sunday, August 28.....[ More ]

MEN AT WORK:

Men worked on Sunday, August 28, to clean up the damage in Manhattan, post-Irene.....[ More ]

UPROOTED TREE:

The damage from Irene in Queens, New York City, included downed trees, blown-over walls and busted-up cars.....[ More ]

MANGLED TREE:

A tree downed in Staten Island, New York City, was photographed between 10 am and 11 am Eastern on August 28, as Irene receded from New York City.....[ More ]

MURKY MANHATTAN:

Manhattan as seen from Staten Island around 10 am Eastern on August 28, as Irene receded from New York City.....[ More ]

NYC LANDFALL:

The GOES-13 satellite captured this stunning visible image of Hurricane Irene (later downgraded to a tropical storm) at 8:32 a.m. EDT, just 28 minutes before Irene's landfall in New York City on August 28, 2011.....[ More ]

FLOODED LOT:

A big-box store resembled an island in the middle of a pond in this August 28 shot of a flooded parking lot in Union, N.J.....[ More ]

SUBMERGED VEHICLE:

An abandoned car in Union, N.J. at a flooded intersection, on August 28. This area is next to I-78, which also was flooded that day.....[ More ]

BOARDED HOUSE:

Most New Yorkers took Irene in stride, but some residents boarded up their homes, as shown here in the Bronx.....[ More ]

TOURISTS ADAPT:

Tourists sat on sandbags in front of a store in Times Square area, on Saturday, August 27, prior to Irene's arrival.....[ More ]

TRANSIT SHUTDOWN:

New York City shut down more than 660 miles of passenger service tracks.....[ More ]

ABANDONED BROADWAY:

Broadway theaters were dark on Saturday afternoon, August 27. Performances were cancelled Saturday and Sunday due to the imminent arrival of Irene.....[ More ]

HOWLER OF A STORM:

"Peaches" howls beside a tree that fell on her owners' house around 1 p.m. Eastern on August 27 in Louisburg, N.C.....[ More ]

IMMINENT LANDFALL:

This visible image of Hurricane Irene from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite was taken on August 26, 2011, at 2:05 p.m. EDT, when the tropical cyclone was off the Carolinas.....[ More ]

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