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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Atlantic City may abolish casino marketing arm

    Atlantic City may abolish casino marketing arm
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Abolishing the Atlantic City Alliance, the marketing arm of the casinos that urged people to "Do AC" and staged big, free public events to promote the resort city, is a key element of state plans to help the city recover from...
  • Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers

    Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers
    Tide gauges being installed on rivers in Gloucester and Hampton will allow scientists and residents alike to have a better understanding of local tides and forecasting. "This is one piece of our whole monitoring network, not just in the Chesapeake Bay...