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A home in Woodbridge, N.J., is torn down March 18, 2015. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Woodbridge Homes In Flood-Prone Areas Torn Down As Part Of NJ Buyout Program

David Glass, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, said the homes were all bought out under the state’s Blue Acres program and the families were relocated.

03/18/2015

Superstorm Sandy Slams Tri-State Area

South St. Seaport Resident: Neighborhood Is Still Struggling To Rebuild Following Sandy

Following Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.

03/14/2015

A goose in the melting snow on Friday, March 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Weekend Rains Could Make Flood Risk From Melting Snow Even Worse

From a mudslide in Yonkers to flooding that forced the condemnation of houses in Shoreham, Long Island, the warming temperatures lately have caused lots of problems this week.

03/13/2015

A flooded street can be seen on Long Island on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Army Corp Of Engineers Agrees To Help Find Ways To Curb Fairfield Co. Flooding

Help to stem the tide of flooding Fairfield County is on the way.

03/13/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Homeowners Say Insurance Won’t Cover Flooding From Melting Snow

Some homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.

03/12/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rapid Snow Melt Leaves Homes Flooded, Condemned On Long Island

Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.

03/11/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Study To Look At Ways To Prevent Flooding Of Rahway River Basin

A federally-funded million dollar study will help the Army Corp of Engineers find ways to prevent flooding along an area in North Jersey.

02/06/2015

Light snow falls in Paramus, NJ on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Gov. Christie Declares Travel Ban As New Jersey Readies For Major Winter Storm

Christie urged people to stay home Monday evening and Tuesday in order to help road crews to clear the highways and streets.

01/26/2015

A crash is seen on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Jan. 18, 2015. (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

Icy Roads Lead To Multi-Car Pileups, Closures Throughout Area

Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.

01/18/2015

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Water Main Break In Astoria, Queens Forces Dozens Out Of Their Homes

It’s become a wet weekend for dozens of Queens residents and it had nothing to do with the weather.

12/13/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

Heavy rain and whipping winds were the major problem on Long Island on Wednesday, Nov. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding, Whipping Winds Plague Drivers, Residents On Long Island

The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.

11/26/2014

FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

An manhole cover lifted open by floodwaters caused a car accident in Newark on Tuesday, Oct. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding, Danger On Roads In Newark

Only light rain was seen in much of the Tri-State Area on Tuesday, but a hovering weather system brought floods and created a dangerous situation in Newark.

10/21/2014

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