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5 Years Later: Remembering Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee

In late August 2011, Hurricane Irene caused extensive damage, flooding, and destruction to communities across the eastern United States. In less than a weeks' time, Tropical Storm Lee would move through many of the same areas, bringing additional flooding to communities. In this video, we look back at some of the key moments of the two storms impact on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, featuring photos and video from the time and interviews with officials who even 5 years later, are still engaged with helping communities recover from the storms.

This video features the song "When You Leave" by Sergei Cheremisinov,  available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.

Video by Will Powell - Aug 10, 2016
Last Updated: May 10, 2017