Irene

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Storm Battered L.I. Family Spends Third Thanksgiving Away From Home

Their home was gutted by Irene and rebuilt but Sandy filled it with 6 ft. of flood water. Now, Katie and Liam are struggling to rebuild.

11/28/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy Says Sandy’s Toll On Connecticut Is $360 Million So Far

Several shoreline communities in Connecticut took a big hit from superstorm Sandy and Gov. Dan Malloy says that, to date, the financial tally is about $360 million. But that is likely to rise significantly.

11/16/2012

Hurricane Preps

Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency With Hurricane Sandy On Her Way

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency “in every county in the state” and activated the emergency crews to monitor Sandy as it worked its way north.

10/27/2012

Storm Stockup

New Jersey Residents Face Big Decisions As Sandy Bears Down

With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to heed dire warnings of torrential rain, high winds and up to 2 feet of snow.

10/27/2012

Irene's damage on Seven Lakes Drive is seen from Chopper 880 - Sloatsburg, NY - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sloatsburg Residents Proud Of Response To Irene, One Year Later

The Rockland County village of Sloatsburg, like most of the Tri-State Area, was not spared the damaging force of Tropical Storm Irene one year ago. But you won’t catch its residents complaining about it.

08/29/2012

Items destroyed by Irene - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Still Suffers From Irene, One Year Later

It was one year ago today that Tropical Storm Irene slammed into the Tri-State Area with incredibly destructive rain and many communities are still not back to normal.

08/28/2012

Marlboro, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: CBS2 Viewer Michael Mollica)

Post-Irene JCP&L Innovations To Improve Communications, Prevent Power Loss

In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.

08/22/2012

A flooded street following Hurricane Irene - Little Falls, NJ - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 1 – Irene

We’ve reached the end of our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. The number 1 story has a name, and she sure left her mark.

12/30/2011

Hurricane Irene (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Scientists Release Report Of Future Climate Projections For New York State

“Lets start thinking about what would it be like if there are more Irenes and let’s respond to that, and that’s the focus of this climate report,” said scientist Daniel Bader of Columbia University.

11/18/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Hearing Tomorrow To Clear Up Irene Insurance Claim Confusion In Connecticut

By the time it hit Connecticut, Irene was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. But many Connecticut residents find themselves having to pay huge deductibles on their insurance claims.

11/14/2011

(credit: AccuWeather)

Tri-State Area Bracing For More Flooding With Rain On The Way

A flash flood watch is in effect for the area through Tuesday afternoon. AccuWeather Meteorologist Carl Erickson said that steadier rain would start moving into the area early Tuesday morning.

09/05/2011

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit To Restore Most Rail Service Tuesday

It’s music to the ears of commuters across New Jersey: Most rail service will be restored Tuesday, according to a press release from NJ Transit.

08/29/2011

Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cleanup, Power Restoration Begins On Long Island After Irene’s Visit

The massive storm dumped rain, flooded streets and created dangerous storm surges along parts of the Long Island coast.

08/28/2011

(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hurricane Irene Likely To Jumble Local Schedules

As Hurricane Irene bears down on the Eastern seaboard sports officials are scrambling to reschedule events.

WFAN–08/25/2011