Was Hurricane Irene over-hyped?
August 29, 2011, 9:35 a.m.
Video: Hurricane Irene wasn't as bad as predicted, and now some are asking whether the storm was over-hyped. NBC's Peter Alexander takes a closer look and The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore and Bryan Norcross share their insights.
Irene leaves a raging river behind in Jackson, N.H.
August 29, 2011, 7:44 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Hurricane Irene might not have completely wiped out the Northeast, but it did smack down a small New Hampshire village with its watery wrath.
Weekend reads: Hurricane cocktail recipe & more in honor of Irene
August 27, 2011, 3:04 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Food news and items of interest from around the Web for your weekend reading.
MNN week in review: Hurricane preparations and electric cars to watch
August 27, 2011, 9:02 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Aug. 21-27, 2011.
Playing catch up: Rock me like a you know what ...
August 26, 2011, 10:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Although this blogger has rudely been kicked out of his home by a nasty lady named Irene, the Friday news roundup show must go on. This week: 'American Pickers,' Brad Pitt and toxic dryer sheet fumes.
Four politically incorrect predictions about Hurricane Irene
August 26, 2011, 5:26 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
When crisis hits, the jokesters come out of the woodwork. Here is what to expect.
Hurricane hunters fly into eye of storm
August 26, 2011, 12:56 p.m.
Video: NBC's Peter Alexander reports from Biloxi, Miss., where he joined a crew of hurricane hunters on an 11-hour flight that took them into the eye of Hurricane Irene to learn more about the storm's strength and potential threat.
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