Storm Surge

Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo, Bloomberg Assess Sandy’s Impact On NYC; Battery Tunnel Flooded By Cascading Water

Numerous bridges have been shut and power has been cut to parts of lower Manhattan.


Hurricane Sandy Track As Of 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 (credit: National Hurricane Center)

Experts: Up To 60 Million To Be Affected When Sandy Makes Landfall

“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Gov. Chris Christie Holds News Conference Oct. 28, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Warns Against Complacency As Residents Still Cleaning Up From Irene Brace For Damage

While the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, “it’s going to make landfall in New Jersey, that’s clear,” Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.


Hurricane Sandy Track (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Residents Stock Up On Essentials Before Sandy Hits

All across the region, supermarkets, convenience stores and home fix-it stores have been selling out of some products.


Rockaway Preps For Hurricane Sandy

Sandy Expected To Make Landfall Late Monday Night

After briefly having weakened to a tropical storm, Sandy was back to Category 1 hurricane status Saturday morning as it prepared to strike the Northeast as the infamous Frankenstorm.

CBS New York–10/27/2012

Truck building temporary sand mounds on the beach in Sea Girt, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Towns Brace For Impact From Hurricane Sandy

CBS 2 is forecasting that Sandy will dump five or more inches of rain, which would mean both river flooding and urban flooding are likely, Murdock reported.


A flooded street is seen at Farmingdale State College - Farmingdale, NY - Oct 1, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Study Shows Long Island Most At Risk For Hurricane Storm Surge Flooding

A study released Tuesday, says Long Island would suffer some $99 billion in damage by a direct hurricane storm surge.