Among those major metropolitan areas in Irene's path are Charleston, S.C., Wilmington, N.C., Norfolk, Va., Washington, D.C., New York City as well as a few more.
NPR was advising us in Vermont to stock up on water and food for the weekend. It's been a while since a hurricane has forced such action on us landlocked Green Mountaineers. We're more accustomed to raiding the food shelves in preparation for a January Nor'easter.
But it's better to be safe than sorry. So on my list of items to get today/tomorrow will be:
And that's about all I have right now. The essentials.
Anyone have any other suggestions? Board games, perhaps?