KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Waves churned up by Hurricane Irene slam into shore August 27, 2011 in Kill Deveil Hills, North Carolina. Dare County, which is situated along the Outer Banks and ... more 
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Waves churned up by Hurricane Irene slam into shore August 27, 2011 in Kill Deveil Hills, North Carolina. Dare County, which is situated along the Outer Banks and includes the vacation towns of Nags Head, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, has been evacuated. The eye of the hurricane is expected to pass over the area later today. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) less 
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Sat, Aug 27, 2011 8:08 AM EDT