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Poll: Are you preparing for Hurricane Irene?

CARIBBEAN SEA - AUGUST 24: In this handout

CARIBBEAN SEA - AUGUST 24: In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Irene on August 24, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea. Irene, now a Category 3 storm with winds of 120 miles per hour, is projected to possibly clip the Outer Banks region of North Carolina before moving up the eastern seaboard of the U.S. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images) Photo Credit: Getty/Handout

As Hurricane Irene roared northward from the Bahamas on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said it would pass over Long Island some time Sunday or Monday, but it wasn't certain what the storm's impact would be.

The National Hurricane Center projects Irene will pass over the South Fork between 8 a.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, meteorologist Joe Pollina said.


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