One year ago today, arrived in the state of Connecticut and packed quite a wallop. Thousands were left without power, homes and cars were damaged, public transportation was at a standstill and emergency management crews were immensely challenged.
What are some of your memories of Irene? How have things changed for you and family over the past year as a result? Are you more or less prepared for the next big tropical storm or hurricane? Have you rebuilt or replaced what was damaged?
Share your thoughts in the Comments section and as well as your favorite Tropical Storm Irene pics by posting them in our gallery.