Here’s a quick glance at how Irene affected states along the Eastern Seaboard:


Irene makes landfall with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph.

One person killed by a fire in Prospect apparently caused by downed wires.

Thousands evacuated along the shoreline, with more than 30 municipalities directing people to leave their homes.


At least 36,000 homes and businesses without power.

Apparent tornado damages 15 structures near Lewes. Another touches down in Wicomico County. No injuries reported.


More than 830,000 homes and businesses without power.

State police report an apparent tornado on the lower Eastern Shore; no injuries.

Up to 8 inches of rain on lower Eastern Shore.


Boston public transportation shut down.

Governor planned to deploy as many as 2,500 National Guard troops.


More than 100,000 homes and businesses lose power.

No evacuations planned, but governor urges people to stay off roads and beaches.

Red Cross planned to open four shelters.


Mandatory evacuations ordered for nearly 1 million visitors and residents.

20-year-old woman who had called police to ask for help getting out of her flooded car in Salem County was found dead in vehicle eight hours later.

Governor says more than 15,000 people in shelters.

  New Jersey Transit trains and buses shut down.

Atlantic City casinos shut down for only the third time since gambling was legalized 33 years ago.


More than 905,000 homes and businesses statewide lose power, about half on Long Island.

Southbound lanes of the New York State Thruway closed for 137 miles from Albany to West Nyack. Northbound lanes are shut for 90 miles from Westchester County to Saugerties.

Mandatory evacuations ordered for New York City residents in low-lying coastal areas that are home to 370,000, but order is lifted at 3 p.m.

New York City’s public transit system, the nation’s largest, shut down until at least today. The five main New York-area airports were also closed.


At least five people killed.

More than 560,000 people lose electricity.

The Neuse River pours over its banks and into the city of New Bern. Several dozen people had to be rescued from homes as up to 4 feet of water rushed in.

More than 60 shelters open in 26 counties.

1,300 prisoners evacuated from two coastal prisons.


One man killed in Palmyra when a tree limb falls on his camping tent.

More than 500,000 lose power across the state.

Six inches of rain falls on Philadelphia.

Rainfall comes on top of an already single-month record of more than 13 inches.


More than 200,000 customers lose power.

Mandatory evacuations ordered for low-lying communities including Bristol, Charlestown, Narragansett, South Kingstown and Westerly.

300 National Guard troops on standby.


Red Cross opens shelters, with dozens arriving Sunday.

Utilities report 18,000 power outages as of midday, with more heavy rain and high winds expected.


Millions lose power.

Officials say the full extent of the damage may not be known for days because some roads could remain impassable and rivers have yet to crest.

Suffolk receives 11 inches of rain and other localities east of Interstate 95 generally receive 5 to 10 inches.

Three storm-related deaths reported.


At least 36,000 homes and businesses without power.