Crowds Board Ferries Out Of Fire Island As Hurricane NearsThe resort community of Fire Island was one of the first areas to go under a mandatory evacuation order for Hurricane Sandy Sunday afternoon.
Nassau County Residents Clear Out As Storm Moves InNassau County Executive Edward Mangano said Sunday evening that police will be on the scene to protect the areas subjected to evacuation, and those that try to enter “will be arrested and put away immediately.”
Con Ed Might Cut Power To Some Customers In Lower ManhattanCon Edison said that is considering cutting power to about 6,500 customers in Lower Manhattan if the surge from the Hurricane Sandy is severe enough to threaten underground lines.
Experts: Up To 60 Million To Be Affected When Sandy Makes Landfall"We're looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,'' said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Hurricane Sandy Poised To Create 'Extraordinary' Storm in New YorkHurricane Sandy was barreling toward the Northeast Sunday afternoon, with “unheard of” wind speeds sustained at 75 mph.
Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For States Of New York, New JerseyAs the Hurricane Sandy Frankenstorm approached, President Barack Obama issued a federal emergency declaration for the State of New York and New Jersey.
Christie Declares State Of Emergency; Orders Evacuations In Some Parts Of N.J.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency in advance of the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm,” and has ordered evacuations for many areas.
Amtrak Announces Cancellations, MTA And NJ Transit Prepare For Potential Shutdowns Ahead Of SandyThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Saturday that it is considering shutting down all service beginning Sunday night in advance of the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm.”
Sandy Expected To Make Landfall Late Monday NightAfter briefly having weakened to a tropical storm, Sandy was back to Category 1 hurricane status Saturday morning as it prepared to strike the Northeast as the infamous Frankenstorm.
Power Companies Urge Safety Precautions As Hurricane Sandy ApproachesNew York City area power companies have issued warnings to heed safety precautions as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.
Red Cross Creates App For Dealing With Hurricane SandyAs the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches, the American Red Cross has set up an application with instructions for what to do in preparation for a storm, as well as during and after the storm passes through.
State Of Emergency Declared In Connecticut For Hurricane SandyThe State of Connecticut has declared a state of emergency as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.