Global Warming Irene?

Hardly. The massive Category 1 Hurricane actually downgraded to Tropical Storm status when it came ashore on Long Island Sunday. Most damage was fallen tress and flooding inland. Few know that in 1821 a Category 4 flooded lower Manhattan and in 1938 a Category 3 hurricane striking Long Island resulted in 600 deaths.

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