Pray do tell, what about if not a storm?!? :p
It seems I may have been on to something....
Also helping the city get ready for Irene was all the counter-terror training the NYPD conducts, as Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley.
"For instance, in being able to mobilize large numbers of police officers and actually create that task force for our counter-terrorism efforts will be helpful in this regard," Kelly said.
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