PHOTOS: Hurricane Irene floods Lake Hopatcong

2011_flood_1_220x165With the water level on Lake Hopatcong nearly a foot above the high-water mark, hundreds of residents are dealing with flooding boathouses, docks, boats, and yards in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Here are a collection of images, from the prelude to the storm to the hectic (and wet) aftermath. Keep sending your images to editor@lakehopatcongnews.com, or post them to our Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Irene_-_1

Friday newspapers warn of the impending storm.

Irene_-_2

A band of rain comes through Lake Hopatcong Saturday evening, as seen from the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club porch.

Irene_-_3_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

By Jean Burk-Ujvary

Irene_-_4_-_by_Cheryl_Matarazzo

By Cheryl Matarazzo

Irene_-_5_-_by_Cheryl_Matarazzo

By Cheryl Matarazzo

Irene_-_3_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

View from Raccoon Island, by Robert Kays

Irene_-_7_-_by_Linda_Kline

Brady Bridge, by Linda Kline

Irene_-_8_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

By Jean Burk-Ujvary

Irene_-_9_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

Maxim Drive, by Jean Burk-Ujvary

Irene_-_10_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

Davis Cove, by Shelli Darrow Skeels

Irene_-_11_-_by_Shelli_Darrow_Skeels

The Windlass, by Dee Schmitz

Irene_-_12_-_by_Dee_Schmitz

By Lisa A. Myer

Irene_-_13_-_by_Lisa_A_Myer

River Styx, by Kim Hussey

Irene_-_14_-_by_Kim_Hussey

Off Lakeside Boulevard in the River Styx area, by Kim Hussey

Irene_-_25_-_by_Kim_Hussey

East Shore Beach, by Nyssa Gomez

Irene_-_15_-_by_Nyssa_Gomez

Woodport dock overlooking Lify Island, by Bruce Holly

Irene_-_16_-_by_Bruce_Holly

Lee’s Park, by Dee Schmitz

Irene_-_17_-_by_Dee_Schmitz

Main Lake Market, by Alice Szigethy

Irene_-_18_-_by_Alice_Szigethy

Docks at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, by Carol Kitchin

Irene_-_19_-_by_Carol_Kitchin

Barnes Bros. Marina, by Eric Rochelle

Irene_-_20_-_by_Eric_Rochelle

Gas pumps at Barnes Bros., By Eric Rochelle

Irene_-_21_-_by_Eric_Rochelle

Judges stand at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, by Eric Rochelle

Irene_-_22_-_by_Eric_Rochelle

By Anthony Viscuso

Irene_-_23_-_by_Anthony_Viscuso

Maxim Drive, by Jean Burk-Ujvary

Irene_-_24_-_by_Jean_Burk-Ujvary

Maxim Drive, end of Byram Cove, by Jerry Scanlan

One Response

  1. Lake level begins to drop again after Irene flooding | Lake Hopatcong News

    […] On Monday, the skies were clear and lakefront residents were surveying the damage to docks, boathouses, boats, homes, and lawns.  At the Main Lake Market on Prospect Point, there was flooding of about 4 inches throughout the store, and the docks were completely underwater.  Similar scenes of flooding and underwater docks were visible throughout the lake community. (Click here to see a collection of photos submitted by readers.) […]

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.