Hurricane Irene was a storm that had a severe impact on the North Jersey area.
Wayne especially felt the effects for weeks, if not months, after the storm disipated.
Meterologists perdicted the severity of the storm for days leading up to when it finally struck North Jersey on Aug. 28, 2011.
Wayne Patch was there documenting how people prepared for the storm, what happened it finally did arrive, and its effect on the area in the days that immediately followed.
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