A flooded street is seen at Farmingdale State College - Farmingdale, NY - Oct 1, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Study Shows Long Island Most At Risk For Hurricane Storm Surge Flooding

A study released Tuesday, says Long Island would suffer some $99 billion in damage by a direct hurricane storm surge.


Birth Name: Robert Allen Zimmerman

Academics To Dissect Bob Dylan At Fordham Conference

Academics from around the country will examine the implications of the song “Hurricane” and others during “Bob Dylan and the Law,” a conference presented by Fordham University’s law and ethics center and Touro Law School.


Hurricane Karl is seen from a DC-8 aircraft - Sep 17, 2010 - Photo: NASA

Summer Ending, But Not Hurricane Threat

Weather Services International is reminding us that the northeast coast remains at twice the average risk for a major hit through November.


People watch the rough surf off the Montauk lighthouse on September 3, 2010 in Montauk, New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Earl Preps May Hit LIPA Customers’ Wallets

The Long Island Power Authority was more than ready when Hurricane Earl breezed past Long Island last week. However, the utility’s customers might have to pick up the tab.



NY Lifeguard Called ‘Angel’ After Saving Swimmer

After navigating through menacing tides stirred up by the approach of Hurricane Earl, she reached the swimmer, 58-year-old Mike Gimpel.


(credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Amtrak Restores Service After Earl Passes

Holiday weekend travel was back to normal Saturday.


Tropical Storm Earl packed a much weaker punch than expected (credit: CBS 2)

Earl’s Gone, But Swimming Dangers Remain

Earl rumbled past the eastern tip of Long Island, leaving little more than a rainstorm in its wake.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Earl Huffs And Puffs, But Spares Jersey Shore Residents

Residents in the Garden State were breathing a little easier Friday night hours after Earl spared the Jersey Shore by straying from it.


A member of the Office of Emergency Management tracks Hurricane Irene from the command center. (credit: Marla Diamona)

Hurricane And Tropical Storm Guide

Will Hurricane Irene wreak havoc on the Tri-State area? If she does, you’ll be prepared. Here’s CBSNewYork’s hurricane and tropical storm guide.

CBS New York–09/03/2010

A hurricane is seen from space - File Photo

Expert: L.I. Should Be Ready For Hurricanes, Too

A weather expert says the New York City area is “vulnerabe’ and needs to get ready for a major hurricane.

WCBS 880–08/09/2010