Tropical Storm Irene washed away parts of Route 9, a major east - west road in southern Vermont.
Communities Isolated After Flooding
3:34 September 3, 2011 Hurricane Irene destroyed roads and washed out bridges all over Vermont. A week later, a drive across the state takes a whole lot of detouring. Vermonters are worried about how they'll ever rebuild. NPR
Vermont to FEMA: Put our flooding on your maps!
3:08 April 28, 2013 People in Vermont affected by floods wish they were included on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's flood maps. FEMA's flood maps for the state are old and don't include flooding from fast-rising rivers and streams, the kind of flooding that tore up Vermont during Tropical Storm Irene. NPR
A weather map shoes Tropical Storm Irene on August 28, 2011 (Photo: Nancy Eve Cohen)
Dave Morris checks on his house in Londonderry, Vermont rendered inhabitable by the floods of Tropical Storm Irene. (Nancy Eve Cohen)
After Flood, Family Counts Blessings
5:56 February 3, 2012 Some of the people who were flooded by Tropical Storm Irene have been out of their homes for five months now. And they say they're grieving, as if someone close to them has died. In the final part of VPR's series, Vermonters Displaced By Irene, we meet one family who is also counting their blessings. VPR