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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • NOAA storm surge video is short but effective

    NOAA storm surge video is short but effective
    No one is going to mistake NOAA for being Disney. Nonetheless, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has produced a short video that explains the dangers of storm surge - in a pretty entertaining fashion. The video employs a "fast draw"...
  • Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy

    Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy
    By addressing national issues in his recent State of the State speech, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took another step toward a presidential campaign. As a New Jersey Republican, I should be one of the first in line to support him. But, boy, does he make...
  • Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'

    Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'
    Snowplows at the ready, the Northeast braced for what forecasters warned could be a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could dump up to 3 feet of snow from Philadelphia to Boston starting Monday. Tens of millions of...
  • A1A traffic shift to occur on Tuesday

    A1A traffic shift to occur on Tuesday
    — The restoration of a storm-ravaged section of A1A hits a milestone Tuesday, when traffic in both directions shifts to new pavement on the road's west side between Northeast 14th Court and Northeast 16th Street. That area's new brick paver...
  • Throngs of New York commuters rush home as blizzard intensifies

    Throngs of New York commuters rush home as blizzard intensifies
    As a powerful blizzard barreled toward the Northeast, commuters were learning the hard way that it was becoming more difficult to get anywhere from here. For a region that lives on its roads and mass transit, the late afternoon and evening hours of...
  • Blizzard expected to bring New York to standstill; subway to shut down

    Sidewalks vanished beneath white mounds. The view of Manhattan was swallowed in a mass of gray. The lights even went out on Broadway. And that was before the storm trumpeted as a potentially record-setting blizzard had fully settled over the frigid...
  • Jersey Shore beach, dune plan challenged

    CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal judge appeared to favor a Jersey shore town's arguments that New Jersey can't proceed with a plan to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes without letting the owners challenge the proposal. Judge Renee Marie Bumb...
  • Supercomputers to boost weather forecasts

    Supercomputers to boost weather forecasts
    Hurricane predictions are about to become more accurate – and possibly more long-range. That's thanks to two government supercomputers, which will be upgraded this month to perform a staggering 1.5 quadrillion operations per second, an enormous...
  • 'It was terrifying,' Bushkill Twp. woman says of Tuesday electric power surge

    'It was terrifying,' Bushkill Twp. woman says of Tuesday electric power surge
    The smoking televisions, popping light bulbs and sparking wall plugs in Bushkill Township homes Tuesday night followed the failure of a Met-Ed transformer, a utility company spokesman said Wednesday. "We had a transformer failure and it affected about...
  • Your old landline could get an early retirement

    Your old landline could get an early retirement
    Not since Alexander Graham Bell twisted pairs of wires together in the 1870s has the simple telephone technology that has served Americans for generations — the landline — faced such a threat to its existence. It's not just that droves of...
  • DuPage County to compete for federal grant to fix flooding problems

    DuPage County is vying for federal dollars that would help address persistent flooding problems throughout the area. The county is throwing its hat into the National Disaster Resilience Competition, an effort aimed at helping local communities rebuild...