Tropical cyclones form where heat and moisture from the surface of the ocean interact with a wind pattern that spirals air inward. The water vapor condenses into storm clouds which are further fueled by the heat and wind.
Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone, which affected
much of the ... Throughout its path, Irene caused widespread destruction and at
least 56 deaths. Damage estimates through...
Aug 30, 2011 ... Hurricane Irene, the ninth named storm and first hurricane of the 2011 ... winds
and isolated tornadoes that caused damage in isolated areas.
Sep 1, 2016 ... Irene was actually only a hurricane for a brief stretch over distant North ... of rain
on parts of Vermont, and caused $733 million in damage. In all ...
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... The damage caused by the flooding of property is the largest cost to property ...
Irene caused 5 deaths in North Carolina. On the evening of August 26, well
ahead of landfall, Hurricane Irene also spawned several tornadoes. One EF-2 ...
Aug 26, 2011 ... A satellite image shows Hurricane Irene nearing the East Coast. ... “Irene's got a
middle name, and it's Global Warming,” environmental activist ...
Aug 31, 2011 ... So far Hurricane Irene's estimated damage isn't as bad as had been ... pressure,
which causes air to rise—in this case, warm and moist air, the ...
Sep 1, 2011 ... In the wake of Hurricane Irene's heavy rains, sediment filled many rivers ... Irene
caused flooding from the Carolinas to the northeastern states.
Aug 28, 2016 ... The year before Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene ravaged New ... All the extra
rain dumped by Irene caused serious flash-flooding and ...