Water rises on a street in Ocean City, Md., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads toward the Maryland coast. Hurricane Irene knocked out power and piers in North Carolina, clobbered ... more 
Water rises on a street in Ocean City, Md., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads toward the Maryland coast. Hurricane Irene knocked out power and piers in North Carolina, clobbered Virginia with wind and churned up the coast Saturday to confront cities more accustomed to snowstorms than tropical storms. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Patrick Semansky
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 6:35 PM EDT