OCEAN CITY, MD - AUGUST 27: An emergency vehicle patrols the board walk as heavy winds from approaching Hurricane Irene starts to pound the shore line on August 27, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland. ... more 
OCEAN CITY, MD - AUGUST 27: An emergency vehicle patrols the board walk as heavy winds from approaching Hurricane Irene starts to pound the shore line on August 27, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland. Maryland has declared a state of emergency as heavy winds and surf from Hurricane Irene approaches the coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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