Tropical Storm Irene prompted the first-ever shutdown of New York's transit system for a natural disaster, but Monday morning, the subways were running again. Some parts of the transit system, however, are still closed or delayed.
Stripped of hurricane rank, Tropical Storm Irene spent the last of its fury Sunday. The nation's most populous region looked to a new week and the arduous process of getting back to normal.
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People across the Eastern Seaboard cope, prepare and watch for Hurricane Irene.
At least six people have died as a result of the storm. Nearly 1.9 million homes and businesses are without power in North Carolina and Virginia.
After its arrival early Saturday morning, Hurricane Irene continues its damage as it moves along the East Coast.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the enormous storm had weakened some earlier Saturday morning, but the landfall has little significance as Irene remains a dangerous storm.
Swells and 6- to 9-foot waves showed up along the North Carolina shore Friday morning. As the strongest storm to hit the East Coast in seven years approached, people in New Jersey, Maryland and New York prepared to evacuate.
The storm could reach refineries in New Jersey and Pennsylvania by Sunday, and the refineries have started shutting down in preparation. Drivers can expect to pay more at the gas pump.
The president has been receiving regular briefings about the storm, and he will make a statement about it from his vacation rental in Martha's Vineyard.
Hurricane Irene has prompted transportation shutdowns and evacuations up and down the Eastern Seaboard.
Irene is expected to hit North Carolina's Outer Banks on Saturday afternoon, and evacuations were ordered in Dare County, N.C.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., led to evacuations throughout the East Coast.
This will be the first time the new heat dismissal procedure is used, said Michelle Baumstark, community relations coordinator for Columbia Public Schools.
The senators will examine the natural disasters — severe snow, tornadoes and flooding — that happened in the state this year.
Hurricane Irene continues its path to the U.S. with possible landfall in North Carolina by Saturday. Forecasters predict it will then chug up the East Coast, dumping rain from Virginia to New York City before a much-weakened form trudges through New England.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Todd Sando, chief engineer for the North Dakota Water Commission, said property owners might have been able to prepare for the flooding with insurance, had they known what the Army Corps of Engineers did.
A strong storm caused widespread power outages and blew over a Missouri State Highway Patrol communications tower.
The Missouri River might not recede to its normal water levels in Missouri until mid-October.
A storm that blew through Boone County late Sunday afternoon knocked out power in some communities and broke tree limbs. The weather station at Columbia Regional Airport clocked the strongest gust at 62 mph.