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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.

9 hours ago

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

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 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

People play in the Washington Square Park

New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.

07/22/2011