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Mayor Bill de Blasio hands out "go bags" to residents in Brooklyn on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Talks Hurricane Preparedness As Tropical Storm Bertha Churns In Atlantic

De Blasio appeared alongside Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito in Brooklyn Friday to talk hurricane preparedness.

08/01/2014

Lightning strikes in New Jersey, seen from Morningside Heights on Thursday, July 3. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Severe Storms Blast Tri-State For Second Night In A Row

Watches and warnings are in effect across the Tri-State area as severe weather moves in, a day after strong thunderstorms downed trees and power lines and flooded streets.

07/03/2014

A delivery man crosses Third Avenue on the east side of Manhattan January 21, 2012 during the first snow storm of the year in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS New York’s Severe Weather Guide

As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.

01/02/2014

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

Plans For Federal Sandy Aid Earmarked For Conn. Relief Effort Open For Comment

Two plans detailing how the state will spend $82.5 million in federal relief for damage caused by Sandy are now available for public comment.

05/29/2013

A flooded street in Lower Manhattan following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Sandy Warnings Were Confusing Despite Accurate Forecasts

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.

05/16/2013

A car drives past several boats washed up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy  in front of homes on the shoreline of the Great Kills community November 7, 2012,  on Staten Island, New York.     (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Sandy’ Being Retired From Tropical Storm Names

It’s a name we’ll never forget but will thankfully not have to hear about again — as far as storms go.

04/11/2013

Sandy's destruction at Seaside Heights as seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Report: Sandy Was Second-Costliest Hurricane In History, Winds Felt As Far As Wisconsin

A National Hurricane Center report detailed how Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast,buit also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.

02/12/2013

Cars floating in a flooded subterranian basement following Hurricaine Sandy on October 30, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Death Toll From Superstorm Sandy Climbs; Clean Up Begins

New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered for a second day and seawater cascading into the still-gaping construction pit at the World Trade Center.

10/30/2012

In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1240 UTC, churns off the east coast on October 29, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Obama: Sandy ‘A Big And Powerful Storm’

President Barack Obama said Hurricane Sandy was a storm that will affect millions of people and urged Americans to heed warnings from state and local officials.

10/29/2012

National Hurricane Center map of hurricane Sandy track,as of 5 p.m. update Oct. 24, 2012 (credit: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov)

Forecasters Warn Of ‘Huge Weather Event’ On Track To Hit Area This Weekend

Forecasters are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Sandy as the storm spins near Jamaica.

10/24/2012

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical Storm Isaac moves toward the Florida coast on August 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

North Shore Animal League Headed To Miss. To Help Evacuate Pets Ahead Of Tropical Storm Isaac

The potential for a landfall as a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Tuesday has prompted evacuations along a wide area of the Gulf Coast.

08/27/2012

Emergency command vehicles lined up outside a hurricane conference in Uniondale, NY on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Meet On L.I. To Discuss Hurricane Preparedness

More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.

05/30/2012

A car drives through floodwater in Battery Park in Manhattan on August 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC OEM: Get Ready For Hurricane Season

The city’s Office of Emergency Management has a new edition of its Ready New York hurricane guide that includes tips on how to prepare for any emergency as well as how to secure your home before a storm hits and how to develop a hurricane disaster plan.

05/29/2012

(credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Concerned About Severe Flooding As Irene Continues To Weaken

From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene’s winds and storm surge fell short of the doomsday predictions. But the danger is far from over.

08/28/2011

Sunday Weather - Hurricane Irene (credit: AccuWeather)

Bloomberg: ‘The Time For Evacuation Is Over’

“We have prepared for this. We have worked very hard. We warned the public and now we have to deal with what comes from Mother Nature. Your safety, your own safety, is dependent on what you do,” Mayor Bloomberg said.

08/27/2011

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