Hurricane Irene Leaves Damage In Wake

Billy Stinson searches for his belonging in a pile of debris that was once his cottage August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Carolina's Coastline Recovers From Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
Billy Stinson searches for his belonging in a pile of debris that was once his cottage August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
New Jersey's Coast Hit By Hurricane Irene
New Jersey's Coast Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.
A tree leans against a house after it was knocked down due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
New Jersey's Coast Hit By Hurricane Irene
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A tree leans against a house after it was knocked down due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
A tree leans against a house after it was knocked down due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
New Jersey's Coast Hit By Hurricane Irene
New Jersey's Coast Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey.
The American flag flies in tatters above the U.S. Capitol after Hurricane Irene moved through the nation's capital August 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Irene has left more than 2 million people without power, and today has come ashore in New Jersey and is expected to cause major problems in New York City. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
DC Area Deals With Aftermath Of Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.
The American flag flies in tatters above the U.S. Capitol after Hurricane Irene moved through the nation's capital August 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Irene has left more than 2 million people without power, and today has come ashore in New Jersey and is expected to cause major problems in New York City. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
A graphity on a window protection plate reads "I survived Irene" in the old town of Alexandria, Virginia, August 28, 2011.  Hundreds of thousands living on the US East coast have been left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV
A graphity on a window protection plate
A graphity on a window protection plate reads "I survived Irene" in the old town of Alexandria, Virginia, August 28, 2011. Hundreds of thousands living on the US East coast have been left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
A graphity on a window protection plate reads "I survived Irene" in the old town of Alexandria, Virginia, August 28, 2011. Hundreds of thousands living on the US East coast have been left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV
Residents look at a downed tree that lies over a house on a street in the Northwest neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011.   AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV
Residents look at a downed tree that lie
Residents look at a downed tree that lies over a house on a street in the Northwest neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents look at a downed tree that lies over a house on a street in the Northwest neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV
A man looks up at a downed tree lying across the road in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011, as residents assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
A man looks up at a downed tree lying ac
A man looks up at a downed tree lying across the road in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011, as residents assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
A man looks up at a downed tree lying across the road in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, August 28, 2011, as residents assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
Large waves from Hurricane Irene pound the Ocean City pier on August 28, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland. During the night Hurricane Irene past by the small resort town causing power outages, with minimal flood and wind damage. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Maryland Deals With After-Effects Of Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland.
Large waves from Hurricane Irene pound the Ocean City pier on August 28, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland. During the night Hurricane Irene past by the small resort town causing power outages, with minimal flood and wind damage. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Maryland Deals With After-Effects Of Hurricane Irene
Maryland Deals With After-Effects Of Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland.
Frank Conley of the Maryland State Highway Administration cleards away brush on Maryland Highway 301 in Centreville, MD, August 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene.  (Photo credit  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Frank Conley of the Maryland State Highw
Frank Conley of the Maryland State Highway Administration cleards away brush on Maryland Highway 301 in Centreville, MD, August 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Frank Conley of the Maryland State Highway Administration cleards away brush on Maryland Highway 301 in Centreville, MD, August 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene. (Photo credit JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Craig Stephens (2nd-L) runs a chainsaw while Eric Leypodt (L), Lisa Brittingham (2nd-R) and her son, Chase Brittingham (R) clear debris from downed trees after a tornado spawned by Hurricane Irene touched down, on August 28, 2011 in Lewes, Delaware. During the night Hurricane Irene passed the Delaware area causing power outages, with minimal flood and wind damage. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Tornado Spawned By Hurricane Irene Damages Homes In Delaware
<> on August 28, 2011 in Lewes, Delaware.
Craig Stephens (2nd-L) runs a chainsaw while Eric Leypodt (L), Lisa Brittingham (2nd-R) and her son, Chase Brittingham (R) clear debris from downed trees after a tornado spawned by Hurricane Irene touched down, on August 28, 2011 in Lewes, Delaware. During the night Hurricane Irene passed the Delaware area causing power outages, with minimal flood and wind damage. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Claus Espinosa (L) and Miguel Aguado from Spain clown around on a downed tree in Central Park after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain on August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
Claus Espinosa (L) and Miguel Aguado from Spain clown around on a downed tree in Central Park after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain on August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A woman lifts her dog up after flood waters became too deep for it to continue walking along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
A woman lifts her dog up after flood waters became too deep for it to continue walking along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Isaac Krinsky steps over one of five trees knocked over by high winds from Hurricane Irene in front of the East River Cooperative Village apartment buildings along Grand Street August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
Isaac Krinsky steps over one of five trees knocked over by high winds from Hurricane Irene in front of the East River Cooperative Village apartment buildings along Grand Street August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Rainwater is seen collected beneath machinery at the World Trade Center site on August 28, 2011 in New York City. There was concern that the site could have been flooded by Hurricane Irene. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
Rainwater is seen collected beneath machinery at the World Trade Center site on August 28, 2011 in New York City. There was concern that the site could have been flooded by Hurricane Irene. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Local residents of Red Hook painted a sign welcoming Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
NEW YORK - AUGUST 28: Local residents of Red Hook painted a sign welcoming Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Local residents of Red Hook painted a sign welcoming Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Local residents of Red Hook videotape their friend Betty Walsh (C) August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
NEW YORK - AUGUST 28: Local residents of Red Hook video tape their friend Betty Walsh, white dress, August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 10 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Local residents of Red Hook videotape their friend Betty Walsh (C) August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Women run along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
New York City Hit By Hurricane Irene
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Women run along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Women run along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND
A woman and a child sit on a public benc
A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND
Buckets warn motorists where the road has washed out on August 28, 2011 in Mesic, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina creating a storm surge of up to eight feet in some areas of the Pamilco Sound. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
North Carolina's Coastline Recovers From Hurricane Irene
MESIC, NC - AUGUST 28: Buckets warn motorists where the road has washed out on August 28, 2011 in Mesic, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina creating a storm surge of up to eight feet in some areas of the Pamilco Sound. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
Buckets warn motorists where the road has washed out on August 28, 2011 in Mesic, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina creating a storm surge of up to eight feet in some areas of the Pamilco Sound. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
A flag hangs in the rubble of a cottage destroyed by Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The home, built in 1903, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Carolina's Coastline Recovers From Hurricane Irene
<> on August 28, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
A flag hangs in the rubble of a cottage destroyed by Hurricane Irene August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The home, built in 1903, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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