Best of Inhabitat: 6 Must-Know Tips to Survive Hurricane Irene

As you may have seen on every major news channel out there, Hurricane Irene is barreling up towards eastern cities like NYC and Washington DC and from the looks of it, it ain't gonna be pretty. Many New Yorkers are evacuating and those who are staying are stocking up on food and supplies and battening down the hatches. Not sure what to do to stay safe and dry? Check out our list of 6 must know tips to help you weather the storm.

—written by Yuka Yoneda

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