Rising water laps along the seawall in Battery Park as Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Battery Park and other areas in Lower Manhattan have been evacuated in advance of ... more 
Rising water laps along the seawall in Battery Park as Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Sunday, August 28, 2011. Battery Park and other areas in Lower Manhattan have been evacuated in advance of the storm. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jason DeCrow
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 8:27 AM EDT