Sunday, August 28, 2011
8:00 PM, EST
After sweeping across the Caribbean affecting Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas, Irene crossed the US as a category 1 hurricane.
Irene continues moving into eastern Canada now with tropical storm force winds.
Irene was Category 3 as it passed the Bahamas by Friday, affecting all islands to various degrees. To date, no injuries or deaths have been reported, and estimated 362,400 persons live in affected islands.