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Hendrickson taking weather observations at his farm in Bridgehampton, N.Y. (Photo: NOAA/ 2008)

NOAA To Honor World’s Oldest Weatherman, Richard G. Hendrickson, 101

He’s certainly seen his fair share of sunny and stormy days.

07/23/2014

Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

05/06/2014

Roxanne the dolphin was found unresponsive on Fire Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Dolphin, Once Near Death, Released After Being Nursed Back To Health

Roxanne the dolphin was found on a Fire Island sand bar in June unresponsive. When marine researchers arrived, they believed she might have been dead.

08/28/2013

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

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

Sen. Schumer Warns Insurance Companies Against ‘Playing Games’ With Sandy Victims

Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.

11/11/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Forecast Models Indicate ‘Frankenstorm’ Likely To Slam East Coast

Tri-State Area officials are bracing for a gale-force storm that’s expected to hit most of the East Coast next week.

10/25/2012

Solar Flare - Mar 6, 2012 (credit: NASA/SDO/AIA)

Massive Solar Storm Could Disrupt Your Electronics, Travel

Earth is getting bombarded by solar flares right now. Radioactive particles from this week’s solar activity have reached our planet — and a lot of people are worried about the fallout.

03/08/2012