26 August 2011

"Unusual" Irene

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All of the areas most affected by last Tuesday's earthquake are now in the path of a "monster" hurricane. Forecasters say Irene is "unusually large with an unsusually broad reach." And landfall, with its great tidal surge, is going to occur at the time of highest tides.

"Spring tide" could boost Irene's storm surge