Hurricane Irene Sends Tens of Thousands Fleeing the Coast

The exodus from the North Carolina coast has begun and tonight it is a slow motion, bumper to bumper march inland as tens of thousands heed warnings to get out of the way of Hurricane Irene. Gas stations are running out, ATM's are out of cash and one woman was out of a very special night. Melissa Cook was supposed to get married this weekend. "The TV showed the mandatory evacuation and I burst into tears," Cook said. "Everything I had planned and dreamed about." Hurricane Irene's wave of...Full Story
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