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New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch meets with officials (Credit: AP)

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch meets with officials from the state's Department of Transportation on the Kancamagus Highway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Lincoln, N.H.

East Coast hit by Irene

Latest photos of Irene's aftermath, up and down the East Coast.

First responders work on cleaning up the damage
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First responders work on cleaning up the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene in Prattsville, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2011)

Pam Young talks about how the flood waters
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Pam Young talks about how the flood waters from of Tropical Storm Irene and how she and her two sons had to be rescued from their home on County Rt.7 in Prattsville, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2011)

Pat Richard tries to make her way along
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Pat Richard tries to make her way along what remains of East Beach Road in Westport, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks with first
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks with first responders while surveying the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene in Prattsville, N.Y., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

Don Fielder surveys his storm-ravaged home in Stockbridge,
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Don Fielder surveys his storm-ravaged home in Stockbridge, Vt., on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch meets with officials
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New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch meets with officials from the state's Department of Transportation on the Kancamagus Highway that cuts through the White Mountain National Forest, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Lincoln, N.H.

A tree lies fallen among rubble near a
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A tree lies fallen among rubble near a home outside Killington, Vermont, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Across Vermont, rescuers were still attempting to help flooded-out communities by any means at hand in the aftermath of damage from Hurricane Irene. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg

A United States flag hangs near a washed-out
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A United States flag hangs near a washed-out section of US 4 in Killington, Vt, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

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Residents view the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene
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Residents view the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene near a washed-out section of US 4 in Killington, Vt., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

Dislodged pavement is seen near a washed-out section
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Dislodged pavement is seen near a washed-out section of US 4 in Killington, Vt, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011.

Bennington Police Chief Paul Doucette looks at a
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Bennington Police Chief Paul Doucette looks at a collapsed bridge on Route 9 in Woodford, Vt. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

Damage from the Winooski River lines Winooski Street
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Damage from the Winooski River lines Winooski Street in Waterbury, Vt., in the wake of tropical storm Irene on Monday, August 29, 2011.

Firefighter Mandy Drake clears a storm drain in
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Firefighter Mandy Drake clears a storm drain in front of the fire department in Waterbury, Vt., in the wake of tropical storm Irene on Monday, August 29, 2011.

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A recreational trailer lies upside down on a
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A recreational trailer lies upside down on a riverbank in Berlin, Vt., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, after it was washed away by flash flooding following heavy rains from Tropical Storm Irene.

A tree brought down by Hurricane Irene uproots
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A tree brought down by Hurricane Irene uproots a sidewalk and blocks a neighborhood street on August 29, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey.

A pile of debris lies against a bridge
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A pile of debris lies against a bridge along state Route 73 due to flooding on the West Branch of the AuSable River from the effects of Tropical Storm Irene, in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Residents watch as floodwaters from Hurricane Irene stream
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Residents watch as floodwaters from Hurricane Irene stream down Vineyard Avenue in Highland, N.Y. (Aug. 28, 2011)

People walk through the blowing rain and sand
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People walk through the blowing rain and sand as the effects of Hurricane Irene are felt in Nags Head, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2011)

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A resident watches as floodwaters from Hurricane Irene
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A resident watches as floodwaters from Hurricane Irene stream down Vineyard Avenue in Highland. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A security guard hangs on the door of
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A security guard hangs on the door of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's SUV in the middle of a flooded street in Margaretville, N.Y. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Noble Middle School principal Wade Smith walks the
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Noble Middle School principal Wade Smith walks the hallways of his school in Wilmington, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2011)

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nancy Zakhary
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nancy Zakhary of Brooklyn wades through flood waters filling the intersection of Main St and Plymouth St in Dumbo Brooklyn as Hurricane Irene reaches the New York City Area on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Abandoned beach front houses are surrounded by rising
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Abandoned beach front houses are surrounded by rising water as the effects of Hurricane Irene are felt in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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A deer is seen in floodwaters in the
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A deer is seen in floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene in Lincoln Park, N.J. Rivers and creeks surged toward potentially record levels as Irene, just the third hurricane to come ashore in New Jersey in the past 200 years, charged to the north, leaving behind a mess and a sense that the state got off relatively easy. (Aug. 28, 2011)

The Stumpy Point Congregational Holiness Church is shown
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The Stumpy Point Congregational Holiness Church is shown surrounded by water following the effects of Hurricane Irene in Stumpy Point, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A flooded road is seen in Hatteras Island,
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A flooded road is seen in Hatteras Island, N.C. after Hurricane Irene swept through the area, cutting the roadway in five locations. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A flooded road is seen in Hatteras Island,
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A flooded road is seen in Hatteras Island, N.C. after Hurricane Irene swept through the area, cutting the roadway in five locations. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A man tries to hail a cab on
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A man tries to hail a cab on deserted Wall Street in New York. Hurricane Irene opened its assault on the Eastern Seaboard on Saturday by lashing the North Carolina coast with winds as strong as 115 mph (185 kph) and pounding shoreline homes with waves. (Aug. 28, 2011)

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A flooded walkway at the southern part of
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A flooded walkway at the southern part of Battery Park in Lower Manhattan in New York Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Flood debris litters the street as residents survey
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Flood debris litters the street as residents survey damage to their neighborhood from Hurricane Irene Sunday in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Grand Street and West Broadway in Soho are
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Grand Street and West Broadway in Soho are flooded Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Flood debris litters the street as residents survey
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Flood debris litters the street as residents survey damage to their neighborhood from Hurricane Irene Sunday in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A resident rides his scooter through flood water,
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A resident rides his scooter through flood water, left behind in the wake of Hurricane Irene Sunday in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2011)

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Boats sit on their moorings and ride the
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Boats sit on their moorings and ride the waves from Hurricane Irene near City Island Sunday in the Bronx. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Beachgoers look at a dead sea turtle that
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Beachgoers look at a dead sea turtle that washed up on the beach in Ventor City, N.J. Sunday after Hurricane Irene hit. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Times Square is seen during Hurricane Irene in
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Times Square is seen during Hurricane Irene in New York on Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

The New York Stock Exchange is shown early
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The New York Stock Exchange is shown early Sunday in New York. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Large waves from Hurricane Irene pound the Ocean
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Large waves from Hurricane Irene pound the Ocean City pier Sunday in Ocean City, Maryland. (Aug. 28, 2011)

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A man walks in Times Square as Hurricane
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A man walks in Times Square as Hurricane Irene arrives in New York, on Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

A person makes his way in the rain
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A person makes his way in the rain in Times Square in New York on Sunday as Hurricane Irene hits the city. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Times Square is seen through a taxi cab
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Times Square is seen through a taxi cab windshield as Hurricane Irene arrives in New York Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

Trees blow in a gust of wind, early
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Trees blow in a gust of wind, early Sunday, in Manhattan as Hurricane Irene approaches the region. Irene has the potential to cause billions of dollars in damage along a densely populated arc that includes Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Boston and beyond. At least 65 million people could be affected. (Aug. 28, 2011)

The New York City skyline is seen under
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The New York City skyline is seen under clouds as Hurricane Irene approaches the region early Sunday. (Aug. 28, 2011)

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Storm surges from a looming Hurricane Irene begin
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Storm surges from a looming Hurricane Irene begin flooding the docks in Babylon Village. (Aug. 27, 2011)

A NOAA satellite image taken early Sunday morning
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A NOAA satellite image taken early Sunday morning shows Hurricane Irene over the Northeast. (Aug. 27, 2011)

A man crosses an empty Times Square in
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A man crosses an empty Times Square in Manhattan late Saturday as Hurricane Irene approached the region. (Aug. 27, 2011)

Two men paddle a boat down a street
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Two men paddle a boat down a street flooded by Hurricane Irene in Manteo, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2011)

People take refuge at Middle School 4 after
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People take refuge at Middle School 4 after evacuations occurred in Jersey City, N.J. (Aug. 27, 2011)

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Firefighters wade through floodwater as they respond to
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Firefighters wade through floodwater as they respond to a call of a gas leak during in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2011)

A truck makes its way through floodwater as
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A truck makes its way through floodwater as storm surge from Hurricane Irene begins to make it way on shore in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2011)

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