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Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Reuniting Sandy Victims With Their Missing Treasures

Two friends in New Jersey are helping reunite victims of superstorm Sandy with their belongings that were washed away.

05/19/2014

Friday, May 16 Storm System

Heavy Rains To Give Way To Sunshine For Weekend

Heavy rains pounded the area and prompted a flash flood warning Friday night, but a sunny weekend was set to follow.

05/16/2014

Storm Clouds

Severe Storms Bring Floods, Knock Down Trees In Tri-State Area

Balmy temperatures befitting of mid-July gave way Saturday to severe thunderstorms that left trees and wires on the ground in some parts of the Tri-State Area.

05/10/2014

Snow Plow Rage

Winter 2014 Set Record For New Jersey DOT Costs

he state Transportation Department spent $138 million on state highways, “which is about the total of what we spent the past three years combined,” New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.

05/07/2014

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

05/06/2014

The asparagus crop is coming in late on Long Island following cooler than normal spring (credit: CBS 2)

Frigid Winter, Unseasonably Cool Spring Stunting Local Crops

On Long Island – where early crops are normally going strong this time of year – there are delays that will soon impact prices.

05/05/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

PSEG Long Island Has ‘Ample Electric Supply’ For Steamy Summer Months

The utility has made a number of upgrades to its system ahead of the hot and humid summer months.

05/05/2014

Cars buried after a mudslide in Port Washington on May 1, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Clean Up Continues Across Tri-State After Flooding, Mudslides

Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.

05/02/2014

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

Heavy rains caused the collapse of a retaining wall and a mudslide onto the Metro-North Hudson line north of Yonkers on Wed., April 30, 2014.  (Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Cleaning Up After Storm Damage, Mudslides

Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.

05/01/2014

Newark Flooding

Heavy Rain Soaks Tri-State Area, Leaves Drivers Stranded In Floodwaters

Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.

04/30/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.

04/16/2014

Snow on a car in Morningside Heights on April 16, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Tri-State Area Gets Another Taste Of Winter

Parts of the Tri-State area got another taste of winter after snow fell overnight and temperatures plunged to at or below freezing.

04/16/2014

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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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