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  • Sixth Avenue near Radio City Music Hall is empty as Tropical Storm Irene hits in New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      Sixth Avenue near Radio City Music Hall is empty as Tropical Storm Irene hits in New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
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  • Bill Read, the Director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, studies a computer as Irene weakens as it moves towards Canada, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. A weakened but still dangerous Hurricane Irene shut down New York and menaced other cities more accustomed to snowstorms than tropical storms as it steamed up the East Coast on Saturday, unloading a foot of rain on North Carolina and Virginia and knocking out power to 2 million homes and businesses. At least eight people were killed.

      Bill Read, the Director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, studies a computer as Irene weakens as it moves towards Canada, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. A weakened but still dangerous Hurricane Irene shut down New York and menaced other cities more accustomed to snowstorms than tropical storms as it steamed up the East Coast on Saturday, unloading a foot of rain on North Carolina and Virginia and knocking out power to 2 million homes and businesses. At least eight people were killed.
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  • A car sits submerged on Main Street in Hightstown, N.J. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 after Peddie Lake overflowed from Hurricane Irene. Businesses and shops along the street were flooded. Flood waters rose all across New Jersey on Sunday, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Hurricane Irene weakened and moved on, leaving 600,000 homes and businesses without power.

      A car sits submerged on Main Street in Hightstown, N.J. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 after Peddie Lake overflowed from Hurricane Irene. Businesses and shops along the street were flooded. Flood waters rose all across New Jersey on Sunday, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Hurricane Irene weakened and moved on, leaving 600,000 homes and businesses without power.
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  • A man walking his dog, ducks under a downed tree that was felled by strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene while walking his dog, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in the Forest Hills section of the Queens borough of New York. Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster _ vast power outages, hurricane-shattered skyscraper windows and severe flooding.

      A man walking his dog, ducks under a downed tree that was felled by strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene while walking his dog, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in the Forest Hills section of the Queens borough of New York. Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster _ vast power outages, hurricane-shattered skyscraper windows and severe flooding.
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  • Streets flooded at the southern tip of Manhattan as Tropical Storm Irene passes over the region, Sunday, Aug. 28th, 2011, in New York. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      Streets flooded at the southern tip of Manhattan as Tropical Storm Irene passes over the region, Sunday, Aug. 28th, 2011, in New York. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • A police officer slows down traffic due to flooding on a section of the Grand Central Parkway caused by heavy rain from Tropical Storm Irene in Queens, New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain.

      A police officer slows down traffic due to flooding on a section of the Grand Central Parkway caused by heavy rain from Tropical Storm Irene in Queens, New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain.
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  • Robert Roy of Spray Beach, N.J., walks down one of the docks at the Spray Beach Yacht Club checking to make sure the boats are secure as the water in the bay rises from the tidal surge of Hurricane Irene on Long Beach Island, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in Spray Beach, N.J.

      Robert Roy of Spray Beach, N.J., walks down one of the docks at the Spray Beach Yacht Club checking to make sure the boats are secure as the water in the bay rises from the tidal surge of Hurricane Irene on Long Beach Island, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in Spray Beach, N.J.
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  • Seawater surged into the streets of downtown Manhattan on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane, but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      Seawater surged into the streets of downtown Manhattan on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane, but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • Seawater surged into the streets of downtown Manhattan on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane, but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      Seawater surged into the streets of downtown Manhattan on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane, but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • Georgia Pavaelis scoops floodwaters out of her home after rain from the effects of Hurricane Irene flooded her residence, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.

      Georgia Pavaelis scoops floodwaters out of her home after rain from the effects of Hurricane Irene flooded her residence, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.
    Associated Press

  • A New York City taxi is stranded in deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.

      A New York City taxi is stranded in deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.
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  • A couple walk amongst tree limb debris in New York City's Central Park as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irene's torrential rain coupled with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.

      A couple walk amongst tree limb debris in New York City's Central Park as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irene's torrential rain coupled with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.
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  • Fallen branches peppered downtown Manhattan after Hurricane Irene passed over the region, Sunday, Aug. 28th, 2011, in New York. From North Carolina to New Jersey, From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions, but more than 4.5 million homes and businesses along the East Coast reportedly lost power, and at least 11 deaths were blamed on the storm.

      Fallen branches peppered downtown Manhattan after Hurricane Irene passed over the region, Sunday, Aug. 28th, 2011, in New York. From North Carolina to New Jersey, From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions, but more than 4.5 million homes and businesses along the East Coast reportedly lost power, and at least 11 deaths were blamed on the storm.
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  • Melvin Flores, 35, uses a pail to scoop floodwaters out of his utility room in his apartment after rain from Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Flood waters rose all across New Jersey on Sunday, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Hurricane Irene weakened and moved on, leaving 600,000 homes and businesses without power

      Melvin Flores, 35, uses a pail to scoop floodwaters out of his utility room in his apartment after rain from Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Flood waters rose all across New Jersey on Sunday, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Hurricane Irene weakened and moved on, leaving 600,000 homes and businesses without power
    Associated Press

  • Two pedestrians look up at a large tree resting on power lines after the effects of Tropical Storm Irene cleared the area in Wantagh, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.

      Two pedestrians look up at a large tree resting on power lines after the effects of Tropical Storm Irene cleared the area in Wantagh, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.
    Associated Press

  • An Oak Bluffs fire department vehicle is buffeted by strong winds and ocean spray from Tropical Storm Irene while driving along a costal road in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

      An Oak Bluffs fire department vehicle is buffeted by strong winds and ocean spray from Tropical Storm Irene while driving along a costal road in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
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  • A sailboat driven by winds from Tropical Storm Irene iswrecked against the Fairhaven Bridge in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.

      A sailboat driven by winds from Tropical Storm Irene iswrecked against the Fairhaven Bridge in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.
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  • Waves kicked up by Tropical Storm Irene crash into homes on Wilbur's Point in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.

      Waves kicked up by Tropical Storm Irene crash into homes on Wilbur's Point in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.
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  • Workers clear trees that fell on power lines and cars after the effects of Hurricane Irene in Amittyville, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

      Workers clear trees that fell on power lines and cars after the effects of Hurricane Irene in Amittyville, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
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  • Chris Swimm retrieves planks from a friend's deck washed away by waves from Tropical Storm Irene that surged onto Wilbur's Point in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.

      Chris Swimm retrieves planks from a friend's deck washed away by waves from Tropical Storm Irene that surged onto Wilbur's Point in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.
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  • Hernani Abreu stands in the dorrway of Cafe Zelda on historic Tames Street, where he has worked for the past 12 years, and looks up at the sky as Tropical Storm Irene impacts the area in Newport, RI., Sunday morning, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.

      Hernani Abreu stands in the dorrway of Cafe Zelda on historic Tames Street, where he has worked for the past 12 years, and looks up at the sky as Tropical Storm Irene impacts the area in Newport, RI., Sunday morning, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 60 mph, well below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.
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  • Steve Davenport, right, Ray Brown, center, and Marvin Franklin, left, of Harris Teeter supermarket, hand out free bags of ice from a truck as residents queue up as many people are still without power on the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene after it left the North Carolina coast.

      Steve Davenport, right, Ray Brown, center, and Marvin Franklin, left, of Harris Teeter supermarket, hand out free bags of ice from a truck as residents queue up as many people are still without power on the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene after it left the North Carolina coast.
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  • A woman walking a dog contemplates the deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.

      A woman walking a dog contemplates the deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.
    Associated Press

  • A bicyclist makes his way past a stranded taxi on a flooded New York City Street as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irene's torrential rain coupled with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.

      A bicyclist makes his way past a stranded taxi on a flooded New York City Street as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irene's torrential rain coupled with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.
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  • Peter Monaco, of Dunstable, Mass., center, and two unidentified women are buffeted by strong winds from Tropical Storm Irene as they walk along a costal road in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.

      Peter Monaco, of Dunstable, Mass., center, and two unidentified women are buffeted by strong winds from Tropical Storm Irene as they walk along a costal road in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Tropical Storm Irene's gusty winds and rain caused thousands of power outages and flooding Sunday as Massachusetts emergency officials warned that the downgraded storm still posed a significant threat.
    Associated Press

  • A man surveys the deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.

      A man surveys the deep water on Manhattanís West Side as Tropical Storm Irene passes through the city, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Although downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Ireneís torrential rain couple with high winds and tides worked in concert to flood parts of the city.
    Associated Press

  • A seagull stands atop a railing along the seawall in Battery Park and New York Harbor as Hurricane Irene passes through New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      A seagull stands atop a railing along the seawall in Battery Park and New York Harbor as Hurricane Irene passes through New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • A Providence City truck was struck by a falling tree from the winds of Tropical Storm Irene in Providence, R.I., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. The worker was taken to a local hospital. Irene was to continue weakening as it passes over New England, and it's expected to move over eastern Canada by Sunday night. It remains a massive storm, however, with powerful winds extending more than 300 miles from the center.

      A Providence City truck was struck by a falling tree from the winds of Tropical Storm Irene in Providence, R.I., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. The worker was taken to a local hospital. Irene was to continue weakening as it passes over New England, and it's expected to move over eastern Canada by Sunday night. It remains a massive storm, however, with powerful winds extending more than 300 miles from the center.
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  • A police officer is parked at the end of a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      A police officer is parked at the end of a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • A fire truck drives through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      A fire truck drives through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • A member of the Delaware State Police walks away from a house that was heavily damaged by a possible tornado in Lewes, Del., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene churned along the Delaware coast overnight. From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions, but more than 4.5 million homes and businesses along the East Coast reportedly lost power, and at least 11 deaths were blamed on the storm.

      A member of the Delaware State Police walks away from a house that was heavily damaged by a possible tornado in Lewes, Del., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene churned along the Delaware coast overnight. From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions, but more than 4.5 million homes and businesses along the East Coast reportedly lost power, and at least 11 deaths were blamed on the storm.
    Associated Press

  • A police officer is parked at the end of a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      A police officer is parked at the end of a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • Ken Thompson, right, and Ray Morrison make their way toward their house along a seawall as winds from Tropical Storm Irene batter the shore in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 65 mph, below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.

      Ken Thompson, right, and Ray Morrison make their way toward their house along a seawall as winds from Tropical Storm Irene batter the shore in Fairhaven, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 65 mph, below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.
    Associated Press

  • Police officers inspect the water level along the Battery Park City seawall as Tropical Storm Irene passes through New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Battery Park City and other areas in Lower Manhattan have been evacuated in advance of the storm.

      Police officers inspect the water level along the Battery Park City seawall as Tropical Storm Irene passes through New York, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Battery Park City and other areas in Lower Manhattan have been evacuated in advance of the storm.
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  • A man walks through flood water along the seawall in Battery Park as Tropical Storm Irene passes through New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      A man walks through flood water along the seawall in Battery Park as Tropical Storm Irene passes through New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • Business are flooded along on McDade Blvd. in Darby, Pa near Philadelphia Sunday Aug. 28, 2011. Irene slammed into Pennsylvania overnight, bringing rain and gusty winds that generated widespread flooding, toppled trees, and power outages.

      Business are flooded along on McDade Blvd. in Darby, Pa near Philadelphia Sunday Aug. 28, 2011. Irene slammed into Pennsylvania overnight, bringing rain and gusty winds that generated widespread flooding, toppled trees, and power outages.
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  • Village of Mamaroneck, N.Y. rescue swimmers ride on the front of a pay-loader en-route to their next mission during Hurricane Irene in Mamaroneck during Hurricane Irene Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

      Village of Mamaroneck, N.Y. rescue swimmers ride on the front of a pay-loader en-route to their next mission during Hurricane Irene in Mamaroneck during Hurricane Irene Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
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  • Lechelle, right, and her daughter Haleigh Spalding sit in front of their flooded home after a storm surge on the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene after it left the North Carolina coast.

      Lechelle, right, and her daughter Haleigh Spalding sit in front of their flooded home after a storm surge on the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene after it left the North Carolina coast.
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  • Grand Street and West Broadway in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan is flooded, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.

      Grand Street and West Broadway in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan is flooded, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. Seawater surged into the streets of Manhattan on Sunday as Tropical Storm Irene slammed into New York, downgraded from a hurricane but still unleashing furious wind and rain. The flooding threatened Wall Street and the heart of the global financial network.
    Associated Press

  • Debbie Lamblaot struggles through a street flooded with seawater while trying to make her way to her home to check on damage Tropical Storm Irene in Fairhaven, Mass. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 65 mph, below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.

      Debbie Lamblaot struggles through a street flooded with seawater while trying to make her way to her home to check on damage Tropical Storm Irene in Fairhaven, Mass. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene weakened to winds of 65 mph, below the 74 mph dividing line between a hurricane and tropical storm. The system was still massive and powerful, forming a figure six that covered the Northeast. It was moving twice as fast as the day before.
    Associated Press

  • Two residents walk on their road which was not passable after the effects of Hurricane Irene dropped trees in their neighborhood in Massapequa, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

      Two residents walk on their road which was not passable after the effects of Hurricane Irene dropped trees in their neighborhood in Massapequa, N.Y., on Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
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  • Driving wind and rain lash the Coney Island boardwalk in New York as Irene came closer to the area Sunday, Aug. 28 2011. Irene hit Coney Island with 65-mph winds, making it now a tropical storm.

      Driving wind and rain lash the Coney Island boardwalk in New York as Irene came closer to the area Sunday, Aug. 28 2011. Irene hit Coney Island with 65-mph winds, making it now a tropical storm.
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  • A Port Authority police vehicle blocks traffic from entering the Holland Tunnel Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. The north, or New Jersey-bound side of the Holland Tunnel was closed Sunday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene's rains.

      A Port Authority police vehicle blocks traffic from entering the Holland Tunnel Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 in New York. The north, or New Jersey-bound side of the Holland Tunnel was closed Sunday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene's rains.
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  • An unidentified man is seen cleaning debris from the curb in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, the morning after Hurricane Irene moved through the city, Sunday, Aug., 28, 2011.

      An unidentified man is seen cleaning debris from the curb in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, the morning after Hurricane Irene moved through the city, Sunday, Aug., 28, 2011.
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  • Denise Robinson, left, and Rich Brown, clear out belongings from her severely storm-damaged beach home in the Sandbridge area of Virginia Beach, Va., after Hurricane Irene hit the region, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene inflicted scattered damage over such a broad area that the total damage -- and costs involved -- were not yet known.

      Denise Robinson, left, and Rich Brown, clear out belongings from her severely storm-damaged beach home in the Sandbridge area of Virginia Beach, Va., after Hurricane Irene hit the region, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Irene inflicted scattered damage over such a broad area that the total damage -- and costs involved -- were not yet known.
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  • Casey and Denise Robinson clear out their destroyed beach home in the Sandbridge area of Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, the day after Hurricane Irene moved through. Officials speculate that a tornado swept through the area.

      Casey and Denise Robinson clear out their destroyed beach home in the Sandbridge area of Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, the day after Hurricane Irene moved through. Officials speculate that a tornado swept through the area.
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  • People along beach strewn with debris after Hurricane Irene swept the area, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Atlantic City, N.J.

      People along beach strewn with debris after Hurricane Irene swept the area, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Atlantic City, N.J.
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  • Eddie Lima, left, and Nancy Zakhary wade through a flooded area near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to take some pictures, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Hurricane Irene bore down on a dark and quiet New York early Sunday, bringing winds and rapidly rising seawater that threatened parts of the city. The rumble of the subway system was silenced for the first time in years, the city all but shut down for the strongest tropical lashing since the 1980s.

      Eddie Lima, left, and Nancy Zakhary wade through a flooded area near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to take some pictures, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Hurricane Irene bore down on a dark and quiet New York early Sunday, bringing winds and rapidly rising seawater that threatened parts of the city. The rumble of the subway system was silenced for the first time in years, the city all but shut down for the strongest tropical lashing since the 1980s.
    Associated Press

  • Sea foam floats across Bay Avenue as the surf from the Atlantic Ocean breaches the dunes on Nelson Street, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in Beach Haven, N.J.

      Sea foam floats across Bay Avenue as the surf from the Atlantic Ocean breaches the dunes on Nelson Street, Sunday Aug. 28, 2011 in Beach Haven, N.J.
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  • A man walks in Times Square as Hurricane Irene arrives in New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

      A man walks in Times Square as Hurricane Irene arrives in New York, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
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New York seemed to escape the worst of Hurricane Irene, which left nine dead and 4 million without power as it ripped up the East Coast.

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