Today marks 2-year anniversary of Irene's arrival to NJ

Today marks the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Irene's arrival to New Jersey. At that time, it was considered the worst tropical system to ever affect

In 2011, Irene was considered the worst tropical system to ever affect New Jersey.

In 2011, Irene was considered the worst tropical system to ever affect New Jersey. (8/28/13)

EDISON - Today marks the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Irene's arrival to New Jersey. At that time, it was considered the worst tropical system to ever affect New Jersey.

Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, arrived with damaging winds and heavy rain on August 28. The historic storm made landfall in Little Egg Inlet early on a Sunday morning.

Along the shore, most residents agree that Irene was a precursor to an even more damaging storm. Superstorm Sandy made landfall just 14 months later. 

More on this topic

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A make-shift memorial sits at the site where 1 Shooting leaves 3 dead in Jersey City
Montclair police released this composite sketch of a 2 Montclair police probe 2 attempted luring incidents
The New Jersey security center for Liberty State 3 Security center in New Jersey for Liberty State Park closed
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announces run for 4 Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announces run for governor
87-year-old Inge Goldstein poses with a sign she 5 Women's March event to be held in Pompton Plains

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE