Hurricane Irene LIVE: Travel, Power, Evacuation and Flooding Updates

on August 28 2011 1:34 PM

Hurricane Irene had weakened to a tropical storm when it made landfall in New York City, with winds of 65 miles per hour. But further south, states were not so lucky. Power is out in many places and transportation is still hampered across much of the East Coast, and with major airport hubs downed, the ripple is affecting most of the world. Now focus turns to restoration and recovery as the weekend rolls in the business week. Join IBT staff as we live blog the recovery efforts and continued developing events.

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