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

Floodwaters Wreak Havoc On Roads, Strand Motorists In Newark

Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.

06/09/2014

Flooding on Routes 1 & 9 in Jersey City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Storms, Flash Floods Make Unofficial Start To Summer A Messy One

Even areas that managed to dodge flash floods were not safe from the storm. In Little Falls, heavy hail pelted cars and forced drivers to keep it slow.

05/24/2014

The Shoprite on Tenth and Madison in Hoboken after Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Twitter/csantoro03)

Report: Hoboken Looks To Become Model For Flood Prevention

Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas.

12/14/2013

Damage from Sandy in West Islip, Long Island (credit: Harrison Knowles via Facebook)

Fast Approaching Insurance Deadline Could Trigger Flood Of Lawsuits From Sandy Victims

An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.

10/22/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Plan To Help Homeowners Impacted By Irene, Lee, And Sandy

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will fully compensate homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy on Saturday.

09/28/2013

Flooded street -- Park Ave. Hoboken (John Montone/1010 WINS)

Tempers Rise With Floodwaters As Hoboken Residents Demand Solution To Sewage Problem

In 2012, Sandy filled the streets and basements of Hoboken with water, that was followed by a slew of water-main breaks, and finally a series of flash floods brought on by heavy rain, that left many residents pumping out their homes once again.

05/09/2013

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Ask Asa: Rebuilding Your Life And Property After A Natural Disaster

Hurricane Irene was fickle as far as natural disasters are concerned, it devastated some areas while sparing others.

04/16/2012

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Hurricane Irene Loses Some Steam, But Still Poses Serious Threat

Hurricane Irene caused extraordinary disruption Friday as it zeroed in for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were ordered to move to safer places.

08/26/2011

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New York And New Jersey Brace For More Rain Days After Rainiest Day Ever In New York City History

Area residents might think Big Apple’s been bobbing in all the water that’s soaked us lately. Fed up or not, another soaker is on the way Thursday.

08/18/2011

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Thursday Rain Expected To Lessen Considerably

Wet weather continued to push through New York City and the rest of the Tri-State Area on Wednesday night, bringing the potential for flooding and a strain on the morning commute.

05/18/2011