And she seems to be getting angrier as she gets older.
Here she is in 1999:
And here she is in 2011:
Well, Ms. Irene, you should have finished the job the first time 'cause this time we are prepared for you. Washington, D.C., is giving residents free sand bags... limit 5 per household.
(Political side note: The last Irene occurred during Bill Clinton's Presidency and resulted in the election of George W. Bush the following year. Perhaps this Irene is telling us to prepare for another Texan to be elected next year.)