NJ to spend $50M buying flooded homes months after Hurricane Ida
The state will use federal disaster money to fund its Blue Acres program, offering homeowners market-rate prices for their properties so they can relocate.
May 3, 3:13 PM
Henri Downgraded To Tropical Storm, Heavy Rains And Wind Gusts Still Expected
Henri sent 4.45 inches of rain to Central Park in New York on Saturday night.
Updated: Aug 22, 2021 10:43 AM
Update: De Blasio Urges New Yorkers To Stay Indoors During Hurricane Henri
Parts of the region may experience tropical storm conditions including New York City.
Aug 21, 2021 5:38 PM
NYers Urged To "Be Prepared" As Tropical Storm Henri Approaches The Region
Portions of Suffolk County and coastal Connecticut are currently under a Hurricane Watch — the first time in nearly a decade that such an alert has been issued in the area.
Aug 20, 2021 12:16 PM
NYC's Outdated Flood Maps Leave Thousands At Risk For Disaster Bills
The maps haven't been updated since 2007, and flood risk is rising in communities battered by Superstorm Sandy, exacerbated by new building development.
Jul 22, 2021 11:21 AM
The Gulf Stream Is Weakening And It Promises Stronger Storms For NY And NJ
Ocean currents deep in the Atlantic are losing momentum. It means more heat is getting trapped along the East Coast.
Mar 19, 2021 10:44 AM
NYC Beaches Closed On Friday And Saturday Due To Dorian Rip Currents
As Hurricane Dorian heads northeast, New York City officials announced that beaches will be closed on Friday and Saturday.
Sep 6, 2019 9:37 AM
Big Waves And 'A Little Bit Of Gustiness' As Dorian Misses NYC
Hurricane Dorian will mostly spare NYC its wrath, but we still have *shudders* gusty winds to look forward to.
Sep 4, 2019 1:20 PM
Rain Enshrouds NYC As Hurricane Florence Tracks Toward Carolinas, Virginia
The rain projected to envelop New York City this week actually comes from a separate weather system.
Updated: Sep 10, 2018 2:56 PM
Now A Hurricane Could Head Our Way...
Meteorologists say it's too early to speculate, but it's never too early to start worrying.
Updated: Sep 6, 2018 4:53 PM
Hurricane Nate, Weaker After Landfall, Expected To Dump Rain On New York
"Nate is going to be racing northeastward," according to AccuWeather meteorologist Eric Leister.
Updated: Oct 8, 2017 12:33 PM
'Horror In The Streets' Of San Juan As Puerto Rico Reels From Devastating Hurricane
With the country's water and power grids essentially destroyed, Puerto Rico's population faces an unthinkably bleak future as the territory's governor pleads to Congress for help.
Updated: Sep 25, 2017 2:10 PM
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