Tropical Storm Irene: This Week in WX

• Irene was first Hurricane to threaten the state since Floyd in 1999.
• Tracked into southwestern Connecticut as a strong Tropical Storm.
• Heavy rainfall combined with high winds to cause massive tree damage.
• 807,869 power outages, the most on record until October 2011.
• 25 homes along the shoreline were destroyed from the storm surge.

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