• A resident walks over the buckled highway 12 after Hurricane Isabel plowed into Kitty Hawk on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

    Hurricane Irene Path 2011: New York Reopens; Millions along East Coast Without Power

    New York reopened for business Monday, as subways got back into operation, though the city is moving slow getting back into full swing. Yet 25 lives were claimed by Hurricane Irene's destructive path, and millions remain without power. Hurricane Irene 2011 may not have been as damaging as some forecasts predicted, but from North Carolina, to Philadelphia and New Jersey, the storm's impact was severe, and weeks if not months may be required for full recovery.