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PHOTOS. From flooding to downed trees, see how Tropical Storm Irene has affected the Tri-State area. You can share your Hurricane Irene experiences or read what others were doing while we blogged the aftermath of the storm.

Calm after the storm.
Calm after the storm. ( warrenjackson/flickr )
An elevated view of The World Trade Center sit, which sustained no damage when Hurricane Irene hit the region and city on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
An elevated view of The World Trade Center sit, which sustained no damage when Hurricane Irene hit the region and city on August 28, 2011 in New York City. ( Chip Somodevilla )
Utility pole
Utility pole ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Chris Calvagna. )
The view from the Upper West Side on Sunday.
The view from the Upper West Side on Sunday. ( Irene Trudel )
Nancy Zakhary and Eddie Lima of Brooklyn wade through flood waters in Brooklyn on August 28, 2012.
Nancy Zakhary and Eddie Lima of Brooklyn wade through flood waters in Brooklyn on August 28, 2012. ( Jemal Countess )
Flooding caused by Hurricane Irene near Spring Lake, New Jersey.
Flooding caused by Hurricane Irene near Spring Lake, New Jersey. ( Michael Loccisano )
Photo Caption: On August 27, 2011, Hurricane Irene struck Newark with full force. Here, flooding affects a portion of South Street in the East Ward.
Photo Caption: On August 27, 2011, Hurricane Irene struck Newark with full force. Here, flooding affects a portion of South Street in the East Ward.

To report animals that need rescuing, downed trees, or flooded streets, contact the Non-Emergency Call Center at (973) 733-4311.

( Photo Credit: Newark Press Information Office, D. Lippman )
Water from Hurricane Irene causes flooding in neighborhoods on August 28, 2011 in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.
Water from Hurricane Irene causes flooding in neighborhoods on August 28, 2011 in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey. ( Michael Loccisano )
Irene caused damage to the Spring Lake boardwalk on the Jersey Shore.
Irene caused damage to the Spring Lake boardwalk on the Jersey Shore. ( Elizabeth Culp )
Post-Irene: A rainbow across the fishing pier that survived the storm in Ocean Grove, N.J.
Post-Irene: A rainbow across the fishing pier that survived the storm in Ocean Grove, N.J. ( Elizabeth Culp )
Residents slip past a barricade to enter Valentino Pier in Red Hook Brooklyn as the skies clear in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
Residents slip past a barricade to enter Valentino Pier in Red Hook Brooklyn as the skies clear in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. ( Jemal Countess )
Children watch workers remove the plywood from the front windows of the Johnny Rocket's at the South Street Seaport just hours after Hurricane Irene blew through the city August 28, 2011.
Children watch workers remove the plywood from the front windows of the Johnny Rocket's at the South Street Seaport just hours after Hurricane Irene blew through the city August 28, 2011. ( Chip Somodevilla )
Tourists make the best of New York City on Sunday.
Tourists make the best of New York City on Sunday. ( Anna Sale )
Tracks at Metro-North's Tuckahoe station were flooded to the third rail at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 28.
Tracks at Metro-North's Tuckahoe station were flooded to the third rail at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 28. ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority. )
A dog bag dispenser in Edgewood Park in New Haven, Connecticut.
A dog bag dispenser in Edgewood Park in New Haven, Connecticut. ( ancient history )
A tree down in Hillsdale, NJ.
A tree down in Hillsdale, NJ. ( Gregg Gasperino )
The parking lot of the Metro-North station at Harriman, on the Port Jervis Line, was under water.
The parking lot of the Metro-North station at Harriman, on the Port Jervis Line, was under water. ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority. )
Two trees uprooted by Hurricane Irene fell side-by-side in Bayside, Queens.
Two trees uprooted by Hurricane Irene fell side-by-side in Bayside, Queens. ( Annmarie Fertoli )
A team hauls debris off the road in Central Park on Sunday as walkers amble by.
A team hauls debris off the road in Central Park on Sunday as walkers amble by. ( Lynn Kim )
Power lines on Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line were brought down at Valhalla.
Power lines on Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line were brought down at Valhalla. ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority. )
A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011.
A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011. ( Emmanuel Dudand/AFP/ )
People walk along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
People walk along a sand-swept beach at Coney Island following heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. ( Spencer Platt )
Trees fell on power lines in Greenwich, CT.
Trees fell on power lines in Greenwich, CT. ( Steven Ehrlich )
Crews found a mudslide at Glenwood on the Hudson Line.
Crews found a mudslide at Glenwood on the Hudson Line. ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority. )
A massive Black Walnut came down along East Main Street in Brookside, NJ all but sparing Pat Hettling's house.
A massive Black Walnut came down along East Main Street in Brookside, NJ all but sparing Pat Hettling's house. ( Bob Hennelly )
New York City Transit employees pumping water out of the 148th Street / Lenox Subway Yard.
New York City Transit employees pumping water out of the 148th Street / Lenox Subway Yard. ( Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority / George Von Dolln. )
Heavy surf pounds the beach after Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach, New York.
Heavy surf pounds the beach after Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach, New York. ( Mike Stobe )
A huge tree was uprooted at Nostrand Ave. and Eastern Parkway Sunday in Brooklyn.
A huge tree was uprooted at Nostrand Ave. and Eastern Parkway Sunday in Brooklyn. ( Mansoor Kahn )
Hightstown, NJ under water.
Hightstown, NJ under water. ( N0 Photoshop )
A car gets stuck on 12th Avenue, between 135th and 136th Street.
A car gets stuck on 12th Avenue, between 135th and 136th Street. ( Mirela Iverace )
Massive hardwoods came down and snapped power poles and lines on Woodland Avenue in Brookside, NJ.
Massive hardwoods came down and snapped power poles and lines on Woodland Avenue in Brookside, NJ.

Similar situations all along the path of Irene left several hundred thousand New Jersey households without power.

( Bob Hennelly )
The Hightstown, NJ fire house flooded, post-Irene.
The Hightstown, NJ fire house flooded, post-Irene. ( N0Photoshop )
A young man rides his bicycle through flood waters along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City.
A young man rides his bicycle through flood waters along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City. ( Chip Somodevilla )
David Lutz of Red Hook wades through water over two feet deep as he enters the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
David Lutz of Red Hook wades through water over two feet deep as he enters the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm.

( Photo by Jemal Countess/ )
Checking out the East River.
Checking out the East River. ( Lynn Kim )
Another shot of the 71st St. Pedestrian Bridge.
Another shot of the 71st St. Pedestrian Bridge. ( Lynn Kim )
Looking across the East River from the 71st St. Pedestrian Bridge in Manhattan.
Looking across the East River from the 71st St. Pedestrian Bridge in Manhattan. ( Lynn Kim )
Stephen Lopez walks his dog Gomez through flood waters along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City.
Stephen Lopez walks his dog Gomez through flood waters along the East River Bikeway after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain August 28, 2011 in New York City. ( Chip Somodevilla )
The East River is returning back to normal on Sunday afternoon.
The East River is returning back to normal on Sunday afternoon. ( Caitlin Thompson )
George St. north of Glen Ave. is flooded in Ridgewood, NJ.
George St. north of Glen Ave. is flooded in Ridgewood, NJ. ( Han Oh )
A tennis court at East River Park, post-Irene.
A tennis court at East River Park, post-Irene. ( david_shakbone )
Bond St. in Manhattan on Sunday.
Bond St. in Manhattan on Sunday. ( Dan Nguyen )
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Valentino Pier on Sunday morning in Red Hook, Brooklyn. ( Chamjiv Brar )
Water runoff headed to Hudson River, Dutchess Junction, NY.
Water runoff headed to Hudson River, Dutchess Junction, NY. ( Karen Frillman )
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn.
A downed tree at 92 Fort Greene Place, post-Irene in Brooklyn. ( Sarah Milstein )
Fairway in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Fairway in Red Hook, Brooklyn. ( Ilya Marritz )
A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday.
A tree leans against a car in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday. ( Cindy Rodriguez )
A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday.
A flooded Coney Island street on Sunday. ( Emmanuel Dunand/AFP//Getty )
Rains from Tropical Storm Irene flooded streets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Rains from Tropical Storm Irene flooded streets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ( Alana Casanova-Burgress )
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York.
A sailboat is washed ashore as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Southampton, New York. ( Joe Raedle )
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday.
A taxi sits in flood water on Coney Island after Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday. ( Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty )
A person walks her dogs down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City.
A person walks her dogs down a street in Brooklyn during heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. ( Spencer Platt )
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday.
More flooding in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Sunday. ( Alana Casanova-Burgess )
Trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning.
Trees down in Riverside Park on Sunday morning. ( Ailsa Chang )
A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011.
A man makes his way through a flooded street in Brooklyn, New York, August 28, 2011. ( Emmanuel Dunand/AFP )
A man walks across 42nd Street in Times Square in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
A man walks across 42nd Street in Times Square in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. ( Timothy A. Clary/AFP )
A New York City Police car drives through a flooded intersection on 43nd Street in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.
A New York City Police car drives through a flooded intersection on 43nd Street in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. ( Timothy A. Clary/AFP )
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights.
A downed tree post-Irene blocks a portion of the sidewalk in Crown Heights. ( Mansoor Khan )
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Irene's winds had blown off plastic held down by sandbags meant to keep water out of subway grates in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. ( Mansoor Khan )
Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Another tree down on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. ( Mansoor Khan/WNYC )
Manhattan is hit by Hurricane Irene, in New York, on August 28, 2011. A weakened Hurricane Irene tore Sunday into New York, hammering Manhattan's skyscrapers with fierce winds.
Manhattan is hit by Hurricane Irene, in New York, on August 28, 2011. A weakened Hurricane Irene tore Sunday into New York, hammering Manhattan's skyscrapers with fierce winds. ( Emmanuel Dudand/AFP )
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