UPDATE: Flood worries but some relief in Irene's wake

Sunday, August 28, 2011 | 7:48 p.m. CDT; updated 8:03 p.m. CDT, Sunday, August 28, 2011

NEW YORK — Stripped of hurricane rank, Tropical Storm Irene spent the last of its fury Sunday, leaving treacherous flooding and millions without power — but an unfazed New York and relief that it was nothing like the nightmare authorities feared.