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Beachgoers Worry That Cristobal Could Wash Out Labor Day Plans As Rip Current Risk Remains High

The National Weather Service says long period swells associated with Cristobal will continue to churn the ocean into Thursday evening.

08/28/2014

Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches. (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Cristobal To Churn Surf Along Jersey Shore

Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches.

08/27/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Beachgoers hit Long Beach, Long Island. (credit: Getty Images)

Global Warming Expert: Unless Habits Change, Northeast Will Feel Like Deep South

Mike Hoffmann, head of Cornell University’s Agricultural Experiment Station said that while most people say they are aware of global warming, not many are changing habits to stem the tide.

08/14/2014

Litchfield Avenue in Babylon flooded after a nasty story dumped 13 inches on parts of Long Island on August 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Advisory Against Swimming Issued For 66 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Sinkhole that opened up in a shopping plaza on Main Street in Bayshore following severe flooding on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Record Rainfall Causes Flooding, At Least One Sinkhole In Bay Shore

Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio hands out "go bags" to residents in Brooklyn on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Talks Hurricane Preparedness As Tropical Storm Bertha Churns In Atlantic

De Blasio appeared alongside Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito in Brooklyn Friday to talk hurricane preparedness.

08/01/2014

Flooding on Route 17 (Credit: : @YYB69)

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding In New York & New Jersey

CBS 2’s Dick Brennan, who was driving around in Mobile 2, said the off and on rain has been doing damage.

08/01/2014

Cross Bronx Expressway Traffic (Kathryn Brown CBS 2)

Another Round Of Storms Slams Tri-State, Leaves Expressways Flooded

Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.

07/15/2014

Flooding in Lakewood, New Jersey on Monday, July 14. (Credit: @mbigbrach)

Latest Round Of Storms Leaves Roads Flooded, Drivers Stranded In Tri-State

Heavy rain turned major roads into rivers and rapids in parts of the Tri-State Area Monday evening, in a round of storms that could continue off and on for more than a day to come.

07/14/2014

Map of expected temperatures in mid-July (Credit: CBS 2)

Meteorologists Forecast Polar Plunge For Tri-State Area Next Week

The colder temperatures are expected to hit the area next Wednesday and Thursday due to a jet stream that will take a huge dip into the eastern United States.

07/11/2014

The scene on West 57th Street shortly after a brief downpour on Wednesday, July 9. (Credit: Adam Harrington/CBSNewYork)

Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Strike Tri-State Area Yet Again

Utility crews are busy and some commuters are facing delays after severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of the Tri-State area, downing trees and knocking out power.

07/09/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

Lightning strikes in New Jersey, seen from Morningside Heights on Thursday, July 3. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Severe Storms Blast Tri-State For Second Night In A Row

Watches and warnings are in effect across the Tri-State area as severe weather moves in, a day after strong thunderstorms downed trees and power lines and flooded streets.

07/03/2014

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Flooding at the Forest Green Apartments on Union Boulevard in Islip on August 13, 2014. (credit: LIKayLGM/Twitter)

Summer Storm Soaks Tri-State

Plowing snow in Manalapan, NJ Jan. 22, 2014 (credit: Sonia Moghe/CBS 2)

Snowstorm Jan. 21-22, 2014

More than a foot is expected in some parts of the Tri-State Area.

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