NPR News

Pages

6:00am

Sun August 28, 2011
Around the Nation

New York Takes Cover As Irene Hits

Originally published on Sun August 28, 2011 12:42 pm

Transcript

JOHN YDSTIE, Host:

Read more

6:00am

Sun August 28, 2011
Around the Nation

North Carolina Picks Up After Hurricane Irene

Irene hit North Carolina Saturday as a category 1 hurricane. That's far less powerful than orecasters had expected, yet even so, Irene hit the area as a massive storm. NPR's Greg Allen reports that in North Carolina, Irene left hundreds of thousands of people without power and many communities flooded.

6:00am

Sun August 28, 2011
NPR Story

High Winds Stroke Long Island As Storm Hits

Just east of New York City, towns in suburban Long Island are bracing for Tropical Storm Irene. Guest host John Ydstie speaks to Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano about preparations in the area.

6:00am

Sun August 28, 2011
NPR Story

A Red Cross Storm Report From New Jersey

Early Sunday morning, Hurricane Irene rolled through southern New Jersey. Guest host John Ydstie speaks with Pamela Grites of the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter about Hurricane Irene's effects on southern New Jersey.

6:00am

Sun August 28, 2011
Reporter's Notebook

New York City, The Night Before The Storm

Tropical Storm Irene is hitting New York City Sunday morning, but Saturday night in lower Manhattan, people weren't quite sure what to expect from the storm. NPR's Caitlin Kenney describes what it was like in her neighborhood.

Pages