Hurricanes

San Francisco International Airport

Dozens Of Flights From Bay Area Canceled As Irene Batters East Coast

The effects of Hurricane Irene, the tempest battering the East Coast, were felt in the Bay Area as dozens of flights were canceled because of storm-related airport closures.

CBS San Francisco–08/27/2011

Waves churned up by Hurricane Irene slam into a pier August 26, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Irene Cancels Some Flights From Bay Area To East Coast

United Airlines and Virgin America have both canceled flights in and out of SFO on Friday and Saturday in response to the expected arrival of Hurricane Irene, airport officials said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

A sign saying 'Go Away Irene!' is spray painted on a baorded up storefront in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Cape May, New Jersey. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Bay Area Red Cross Volunteers Head East For Hurricane Irene Relief

American Red Cross volunteers from the Bay Area have headed to the East Coast to assist with disaster relief efforts as Hurricane Irene approaches.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

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Sharks Look To Take Advantage Of Road-Weary Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes will travel more than 15,000 miles through 11 time zones before playing their first home game, and the wear is beginning to show.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

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