tornadoes

Severe Weather Threat

Slight Risk Of Tornadoes Forecast For Overnight Storms

A severe storm system blowing into the Tri-State Area posed a minor threat for tornadoes during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday.

10/07/2014

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Glitch May Delay Some NYC Graduating Seniors From Getting Diploma On Time

The city awarded McGraw-Hill a $10 million contract to collect, scan and send the Regents exams to graders electronically. But the system has been exceedingly slow, some teachers said.

06/20/2013

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Oklahoma Tornado Dredges Up Memories Of NYC Tornadoes, Hurricane Sandy

As the picture of destruction in Moore, Okla., riveted viewers to TVs across the country, some communities around New York were especially interested and sympathetic.

05/21/2013

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Massive Cleanup Begins Following Tornadoes, Heavy Thunderstorms In Brooklyn And Queens

Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in Brooklyn and Queens have turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Severe weather forecast

Severe Weather, Including The Possibility Of Tornadoes, Coming On Thursday

By evening we’ll have a chance for severe thunderstorms, with the possibility of isolated tornadoes. The areas most likely to be impacted are Connecticut down through New York City to points north and west.

07/25/2012

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Pet ResQ Inc. Saves Dogs From Storm-Ravaged Midwest

A group of victims of the recent Midwest and Southern tornadoes have arrived in Fairfield, N.J. Matted and scared, the orphaned dogs were flown in from shelters in Kentucky.

03/08/2012

Barnum Museum - Bridgeport, CT - Jun 21, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Friday Marks One Year Since Bridgeport Tornado

A year ago Friday, a tornado roared through Bridgeport, heavily damaging, among other things, the Barnum Museum. It still hasn’t reopened.

06/23/2011

Tornado Damage - Tuscaloosa, AL - May 1, 2011 (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

North Shore Animal League Rescues Pets Left Homeless By Southern Tornadoes

Nearly 80 animals left homeless after tornadoes struck the south are coming to Long Island today.

05/09/2011

The loss of life and property across the south touched the heart of City Island resident Patricia Madsen, so she decided to do something to help. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Island Woman Rallies Community To Help Tornado-Ravaged Alabama

The loss of life and property across the tornado-ravaged south touched the heart of one City Island woman, so she decided to do something to help.

05/04/2011

Tornado damage in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers To Replace Trees Damaged By Tornadoes In Queens

City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said Macdonald Park in Forest Hills took a great deal of damage. “It looked like a war had been fought there. All of these beautiful trees had been blown apart in their crowns and were lying all over the place.”

04/08/2011

Tornado damage in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Still Picking Up The Pieces After Violent Weather

The two twisters that tore through Queens and Brooklyn left a 14-mile path of destruction, forcing many people to spend their weekend cleaning up the downed trees and debris, CBS 2’s Jay Dow reports.

09/18/2010