Urging everyone in Hurricane Irene’s path to get ready, President Barack Obama decided to cut his vacation short Friday and return to the White House for a storm he described as potentially historic.
The state mobilized National Guard troops Friday and the governor urged residents to finish storm preparations as Hurricane Irene threatened to become the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the state in 20 years.
East Coast refineries are likely to close in advance of Hurricane Irene’s arrival this weekend, analysts say. The shutdowns are already boosting gasoline prices.
Metro North has posted a statement on its website alerting travelers to possible service changes on all its rail lines due to the storm.
The approach of Hurricane Irene has prompted the University of Connecticut to change this weekend’s student move-in schedule.
The New Haven Open tennis tournament, which stopped play earlier in the week because of the earthquake, now is changing plans because of Hurricane Irene.
Connecticut Light and Power is warning that Hurricane Irene could cause power outages lasting a week or longer in some areas.
Here is the IRENE TIMELINE: Sunday Morning: Heavy rains will start to subside beginning around 9:30am at the coast and 11am inland. Sunday Afternoon: Wind will lighten up temporarily but then will shift to […]
Connecticut residents appeared to be taking hurricane preparedness warnings to heart on Thursday.
Governor Malloy is urging Connecticut residents and businesses to prepare for storms that could hit the state at the onset of the hurricane season.