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Hurricane Irene Update

National Weather Service: “Tornado Watch” in effect for New York City

Hurricane Irene doesn’t stop soldiers from guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Brendan Loy: It’s not the wind, it’s the size of the storm, the rain and the storm surge.

Dr. Jeff Masters, Weather Underground: Irene sends 4.5 foot storm surge up Chesapeake Bay

Fear that Irene hits New York City at high tide.

Irene track as of 7 pm EST (Note movement toward the west):

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