Navy orders warships in Va. out of Irene's path

An unidentified U.S. Navy ship passes through the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Virginia Beach, Va. The Navy routinely moves their ships out to the Atlantic Ocean when the area of Naval Station Norfolk is threatened by a hurricane. The haze in the air is smoke from a nearby wildfire. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

August 25, 2011 7:33:55 PM PDT
The U.S. Navy has ordered ships at its largest East Coast hub to head out to safer waters to protect them from Hurricane Irene, which is approaching the East Coast.