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Irene’s Lesson In NC: Give A Cat 1 Storm Its Due

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Folks in Beaufort County were packed up and ready to heed an evacuation warning when Hurricane Irene was forecast to come ashore as a Category 2 storm. When the storm was downgraded, people decided to stay home.

CBS Charlotte–08/26/2012