The TORNADO warnings extend across Long Island, NY, including, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau County and Suffolk County.
around 4AM Irene picked up her treachery bringing Heavy rain and sustained winds up to 55mph, bending trees in this Richmond Hill neighborhood. Suspended road signals swaying dangerously but are still switching. No descernable damage at this time. As folks rise to meet the worst of hurricane Irene, more reports will come in. stay tuned here: Darrel3000.blogspot.com and @darrel3000 on twitter.