The actor and many other New York City residents were forced to abandon the city over the weekend on orders from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office.
Baldwin was able to return home several hours after Hurricane Irene made landfall and wrote on Twitter: "Just arrived back into a post-Irene NY. I found the hurricane…..draining."
The 30 Rock star later joked about the relatively little damage caused by the storm in New York City, tweeting: "Home in NY where hurricanes just aren't the same. No dune erosion, no shutters rattling. No neighbors calling, asking u 2 board their horse. (sic)"
Hurricane Irene forced Broadway to cancel their weekend performances and halted all filming in New York City.
MTV was forced to hire a private jet to get the stars of Jersey Shore to the Video Music Awards in Los Angeles before the storm struck New Jersey.
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