Hurricane Irene
Major Hurricane Irene Aug 24 2011 Aqua

Hurricane Irene near the Turks and Caicos Islands

Formed August 20, 2011
Dissipated August 29, 2011
120 mph (1-minute sustained)
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Lowest pressure 942 mbar (hPa; 27.82 inHg)
Damages $18.7 billion
Fatalities 41 (2)
Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Quebec, Atlantic Canada
Part of the
2011 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Irene was a devastating hurricane that struck the eastern seaboard of the United States. Altogether, it did $18.7 billion in damage and killed over 55 people, mainly in the US. The name Irene was retired in the spring of 2012 and was replaced with Irma.