The Seattle TimesMedia center

1 of 47
Image
JOHN MINCHILLO / AP
Advertising

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Hurricane Irene Hits The East Coast

The looming threat of Hurricane Irene did not dissuade tourists from visiting Manhattan's Times Square, 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.