Storm Surge

Gov. Andrew Cuomo giving Sandy update on Thursday, November 1, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office via Flickr.com)

Gov. Cuomo Directs Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Those Killed By Superstorm Sandy

Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.

10/28/2013

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

New York, New Jersey Rank High For Storm Surge Threat

Hundreds of thousands of Tri-State Area homes are square in the middle of a storm surge zone.

06/01/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Mantoloking Residents To Be Allowed Back Home On Friday; Avon Boardwalk Reconstruction Delayed

Mantoloking sustained some of the worst damage in the Oct. 29 storm. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and the ocean cut a channel through to Barnegat Bay, cutting the town in two.

02/20/2013

(credit: NJ TRANSIT)

NJT Official On Sandy Recovery: Service Will Be ‘Close To 100 Percent’ Next Month

NJ TRANSIT spokesman John Durso said it has been a long process to repair or replace flooded out cars that were stored at its rail yard in Kearny.

02/14/2013

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

Seagate Beach Club on Coney Island (Karen Cofresi/Facebook)

Luxury UES Hotel Donates All Furniture To Sandy Relief Effort

After Sandy hit, the Loews Regency decided to donate the conference tables, refrigerators and other furniture. The hotel temporarily closed on New Year’s Day for renovations and is scheduled to reopen this fall.

01/23/2013

Damage from Sandy in Sea Bright, New Jersey - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mayor: Sandy-Ravaged Sea Bright To Be Ready For Summer

Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long said just 300 of the town’s 1,500 year-round residents have moved back into their homes.

01/22/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference in Long Beach Dec. 16, 2012 (credit: Twitter.com/NYGovCuomo)

Gov. Cuomo Announces $40 Million In Federal Reimbursements For Nassau County’s Sandy Clean Up

These are the first reimbursements delivered in the state since Sandy hit in late October.

12/16/2012

Demand the Sand Rally Dec. 2, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Of Rockaways Residents Hold ‘Demand The Sand’ Rally For Better Storm-Proofing

The rally was held on Beach 86th Street in the Rockaways, where the devastation is still apparent more than a month after Sandy hit.

12/02/2012

Bellevue Hospital Partially Reopens Nov. 19, 2012 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Bellevue Hospital Reopens For Limited Non-Emergency Care

The emergency room is expected to be ready for limited services in about a month, according to the hospital. Full hospital operations are not expected until February

11/19/2012

Destroyed Copper Wires At Verizon's Broad Street Hub (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Verizon Upgrading To All Fiber Optics After Copper Wiring Was Destroyed In Sandy Storm Surge

Verizon’s head of national operations Chris Levendos said every inch of corroded copper cable will be replaced with fiber optics.

11/19/2012

(credit: NJ TRANSIT)

Report: NJ Transit To Launch Probe Into Poor Storm Preparations

NJ TRANSIT has launched an internal probe into its preparations for Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.

11/17/2012

Ocean barriers

Tri-State Area Officials Thinking Of New Ways To Prevent Future Superstorm Devastation

As the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one — and what can be done to limit the damage.

11/13/2012

Street Buckled Due To Sewage Inundation (credit: CBS 2)

Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island’s South Shore

The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.

11/12/2012

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel To Reopen Monday On Limited Basis

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the Gov. Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, formerly called the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, will reopen for limited rush-hour buses on Monday – two weeks to the day after Superstorm Sandy struck.

11/11/2012

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