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    Irene's Infamous Top Ten Statistics

    By By Frank Strait, Senior Meteorologist and Cory Mottice, Meteorologist
    August 31, 2011, 12:05:39 PM EDT

    Irene caused damaging wind and excessive rain from the Carolinas to New England. Here are the highest rainfall and wind totals that we have seen from the storm:


    1. Virginia Beach, Va., 20.40 inches
    2. Jacksonville, N.C., 20.00 inches
    3. Bunyan, N.C., 15.66 inches
    4. New Bern, N.C., 14.79 inches
    5. Williamstown, N.C., 14.27 inches
    6. Leonardtown, Md., 13.35 inches
    7. East Durham, N.Y., 13.30 inches
    8. Washington, N.C., 13.11 inches
    9. Plum Point, Md., 12.96 inches
    10. Ft. Eustis, Va., 12.52 inches

    Wind Gusts

    1. Mt. Washington, N.H., 120 mph
    2. Cedar Island, N.C., 115 mph
    3. Fort Macon, N.C., 92 mph
    4. Sayville, N.Y., 91 mph
    5. Hatteras, N.C., 88 mph
    6. Conimicut, R.I., 83 mph
    7. Barrington, R.I., 82 mph
    8. Buxton, N.C., 79 mph
    9. Soyosset Mobile, N.Y., 79 mph
    10. Cape Lookout, N.C., 78 mph


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