WDAY: The News Leader

Published August 28, 2011, 12:00 AM

Water in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster — vast power outages, hurricane-shattered skyscraper windows and severe flooding.
Read the article: NYC appears to escape the worst as Irene roars in