Tropical Storm

Parts Of Long Island, New York Inundated With Flash Floods

CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn: Atmospheric Anomaly Brought Virtually Unheard Of Rain Totals To Long Island

A virtually unheard of anomaly in the atmosphere was to blame for a devastating rainstorm on Long Island Wednesday, which set a new one-day record for rainfall in New York State.


Pile of debris from superstorm Sandy on a lawn in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Plan For $1.7B In Sandy Aid; Some Will Go To Irene, Lee

Nearly $260 million will be used to reduce the risk of future damage. Over $170 million will cover voluntary buyouts to residents in flood areas.


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.


National Hurricane Center map of hurricane Sandy track,as of 5 p.m. update Oct. 24, 2012 (credit:

Forecasters Warn Of ‘Huge Weather Event’ On Track To Hit Area This Weekend

Forecasters are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Sandy as the storm spins near Jamaica.


Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Isaac Causing Big Problems, But Proving To Be Far Weaker Than Katrina

Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.


People watch the rough surf off the Montauk lighthouse on September 3, 2010 in Montauk, New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Earl Preps May Hit LIPA Customers’ Wallets

The Long Island Power Authority was more than ready when Hurricane Earl breezed past Long Island last week. However, the utility’s customers might have to pick up the tab.



NY Lifeguard Called ‘Angel’ After Saving Swimmer

After navigating through menacing tides stirred up by the approach of Hurricane Earl, she reached the swimmer, 58-year-old Mike Gimpel.


(credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Amtrak Restores Service After Earl Passes

Holiday weekend travel was back to normal Saturday.


Lots of people turned out on the Jersey Shore to watch Tropical Storm Earl. (credit: CBS 2)

Storm Watchers Disappointed In Earl

Hours after Earl spared the Jersey Shore by straying from it, as CBS 2’s Sean Hennessey reports, those hoping to take in Mother Nature’s show walked away disappointed.


Tropical Storm Earl packed a much weaker punch than expected (credit: CBS 2)

Earl’s Gone, But Swimming Dangers Remain

Earl rumbled past the eastern tip of Long Island, leaving little more than a rainstorm in its wake.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Earl Huffs And Puffs, But Spares Jersey Shore Residents

Residents in the Garden State were breathing a little easier Friday night hours after Earl spared the Jersey Shore by straying from it.


A member of the Office of Emergency Management tracks Hurricane Irene from the command center. (credit: Marla Diamona)

Hurricane And Tropical Storm Guide

Will Hurricane Irene wreak havoc on the Tri-State area? If she does, you’ll be prepared. Here’s CBSNewYork’s hurricane and tropical storm guide.

CBS New York–09/03/2010