Hurricane Earl

Thousands were expected to celebrate Labor Day at Jones Beach. (credit: CBS 2)

Despite Floods, Labor Day Fun Reigns At Jones Beach

Sunbathers at Jones Beach had some extra water to contend with Monday after Hurricane Earl caused the ocean to flood most of the State Park on Long Island.


Flooding in Jones Beach State Park in the wake of Hurricane Earl contributed to sparse crowds at Jones Beach during the typically busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

Jones Beach Holiday Crowds Sparse In Wake Of Earl

Jones Beach is a summer destination that, on a typical holiday weekend, will see hundreds of thousands of visitors, but that’s not the case this Labor Day.


A Coast Guard vessel is seen off the coast of Atlantic City, N.J., as Hurricane Earl moves up the eastern coast, Friday, Sept. 3, 2010.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Missing Swimmer’s Body Found In NJ Inlet

Authorities say a body found Saturday in a central New Jersey inlet is that of a swimmer who went missing in rough surf spawned by Hurricane Earl.


Waves in Montauk (Photo/Sophia Hall)

Tropical Storm Earl Deals Only Glancing Blow To Tri-State

Much of the Jersey Shore was spared, but residents on Long Island’s East End faced some slick roads and deep puddles as Earl brushed alongside the area.

CBS 2–09/03/2010

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Earl Weakens, But Still Causes Issues On Long Island

Tropical Storm Earl may have lost much of its strength on Friday, but it’s still creating dangerous conditions on Long Island.


Libero Renzulli in Bay Head (Photo/CBS 2)

Earl Evokes Memories Of Storm Damage For Bay Head Residents

CBS 2’s Christine Sloan spoke with Libero Renzulli, who described storm damage to his home from a 1992 nor’easter. Residents said they weren’t too worried about Hurricane Earl.


Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images

Clijsters Wins Before 25-Minute Rain Delay At Open

Kim Clijsters beat Petra Kvitova and Hurricane Earl with a quick victory before rain suspended play Friday at the US Open.


(Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Weakened, But Still Powerful Earl Headed Near Tri-State

Much of the East Coast is watching and waiting for an unwelcome guest this holiday weekend: Hurricane Earl.

CBS 2–09/02/2010

(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Tri-State Taking Precautions Ahead Of Earl

Tri-State officials and residents are gearing up and getting ready for possible challenges and damage presented by Hurricane Earl.


MTA Prepares For Possible Service Changes Ahead Of Earl

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA announced Thursday that it was preparing for potential service changes in anticipation of Hurricane Earl’s impact on the area.  The MTA said they were “closely monitoring the storm” and […]


Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Long Island coast and the Jersey Shore as the East Coast preps for Hurricane Earl's possible strike.

Tri-State Playing Waiting Game With Hurricane Earl

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Long Island coast and the Jersey Shore as the area preps for Hurricane Earl.


National Hurricane Center Monitors Hurricane Earl As It Tracks Towards U.S. (Getty Images)

Through A New York Eye: Hurricane Season

The storm in the Atlantic has us watching this week, ready to respond. We think we know what to expect, but we know we can never be sure.

CBS 2–09/01/2010

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Earl is seen on August 30, 2010 in the Atlantic Ocean as seen from space. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Tri-State Making Preparations Ahead Of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl is moving toward the east coast — bringing high winds, rough surf and the potential for dangerous rip-tides.


Beachgoers on Long Island are enjoying the surf before Hurricane Earl may hit the shores with dangerous storms.

Hurricane Earl May Head Our Way; Tri-State Area Preps

Hurricane Danielle is blamed for the rough surf at the Jersey Shore Monday – but the real concern is Hurricane Earl, which is headed in our direction.


The Jersey Shore continues to experience stronger rip tides and surf, thanks to Hurricane Danielle. (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Effects Keep NJ, NY Lifeguards Busy

Swimmers hoping to beat the heat Monday might find restrictions at New Jersey beaches.