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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England

    Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England
    It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.” It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of...
  • Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities

    Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities
    After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt. On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Here's a look at all of the area's football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 1

    Here's a look at all of the area's football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 1
    Here is the list of the outstanding area football scholar-athletes to be honored at the Northampton Community Center on March 1. The banquet begins at 5:30 p.m. Penn State coach James Franklin will be the main speaker.   HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLAR-ATHLETES...
  • About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast

    About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast
    Those Lehigh Valley commuters dusting the powder off their windshields Tuesday morning undoubtedly cast their thoughts back a day and concluded something had gone amiss in all the weather laboratories. Wasn't it supposed to snow 14 inches? Or was it...
  • Lowest gas prices in years driving many to line up at the pump

    For Janneth Agudelo, the cars and trucks lining up at gas stations in northern New Jersey bring back memories of Hurricane Sandy, when the power was out, gas was scarce and drivers waited behind dozens and dozens of vehicles to fill their tanks....
  • Cool and sunny today

    Cool and sunny today
    After a brisk morning, it should be an overall cool, breezy day. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and evening readings in the upper 50s. Thursday should be a few degrees warmer. Fizzle: From weather...