Vermont Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4022)
Incident period: August 27, 2011 to September 2, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 1, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 25, 2012
BARRE, Vt. – With limited housing options for some Vermonters displaced by Tropical Storm Irene, local, state and federal officials have unveiled a project that will provide housing through a private-public partnership.
April 20, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – The past year has proved that severe weather can strike at any time or place. Tornadoes in the South and in Joplin, Missouri and the swath of destruction left by Tropical Storm Irene as it swept up the East Coast and through Vermont were some of the most dramatic images of 2011.
April 20, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – At the end of August, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene halted rail traffic across a three-span railroad bridge in White River Junction when raging floodwaters damaged the piers that support the structure.
April 6, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – With the April 17 deadline for filing individual income tax returns rapidly approaching, Vermonters who were affected by last year’s spring floods or Tropical Storm Irene may have help available. Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency urged Vermonters to check with both the Internal Revenue Service and the Vermont Tax Department to learn what benefits may be available.
March 26, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – When it comes to hurricanes, many people think Vermont is not in danger. But last August, as Hurricane Irene downgraded to tropical storm status, Vermont suffered a major blow that severely tested the state’s resources.
March 16, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – Your home or business was badly damaged during the spring 2011 floods or Tropical Storm Irene and you are ready to repair or rebuild. But when you apply for a building permit, you find out you are required to meet your community’s floodplain management ordinance. What to do?