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Daylight Reveals Hurricane Irene's Wake on Delmarva Peninsula

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More than a 125,000 people are still without power in Ocean City, and flooding throughout the region appears to be the biggest impact.
Bryan Russo
More than a 125,000 people are still without power in Ocean City, and flooding throughout the region appears to be the biggest impact.

The aftermath of hurricane Irene is being assessed on the Delmarva Peninsula, but the region appears at first glance to have weathered the storm.

Emergency and cleanup crews headed out throughout the region to start cleaning up the wake of Hurricane Irene.

Ocean City officials are in a briefing this hour as reconnaissance crews are fanned out throughout the island to ensure that their early estimations of very little structural damage and zero injuries still ring true.

More than a 125,000 people are still without power, and flooding throughout the region appears to be the biggest impact.

Further inland in Worcester County, businesses haven't opened back up yet, as winds are still swirling and a steady rain continues to fall, but there are already a few area residents who are coming out of hiding and venturing out with anxious hopes and rampant curiosity to see with their own eyes, the impact Hurricane Irene has had on the region.

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