Workers at a residential building in the financial district of downtown Manhattan stack sand bags in anticipation of flood waters in the hours before Hurricane Irene's arrival, Saturday, Aug. 27, ... more 
Workers at a residential building in the financial district of downtown Manhattan stack sand bags in anticipation of flood waters in the hours before Hurricane Irene's arrival, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in New York. Mayor Bloomberg advised all New Yorkers to prepare as the region girded for wind, rain, and flooding as the storm stood poised to bear down on an already saturated New York state. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By John Minchillo
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 4:48 PM EDT