Hurricane Sandy http://wcbe.org en How To Help After The Storm http://wcbe.org/post/how-help-after-storm <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; ">Disclaimer: This is a press release from the State of Ohio Emergency Operations Center, and not is not&nbsp;a reviewed story from the WCBE newsroom.</em></p><p></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:02:35 +0000 Media Release 25262 at http://wcbe.org How To Help After The Storm After Sandy, It's Pizza And Homemade Meatballs For The Lucky In New Jersey http://wcbe.org/post/after-sandy-its-pizza-and-homemade-meatballs-lucky-new-jersey The produce aisle may not yet be restocked at the Stop & Shop in Toms River, N.J., and other perishables may still be hard to come by. But rest assured, the local pizza joint is hopping.<p>"We've been busy, very busy," says Marissa Henderson, granddaughter of the proprietor of <a href="http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/3Qn1Vyk4BhZ_LEfICMOqSw?select=XH5JGT-QDDvuFBBwq0hy1w#XH5JGT-QDDvuFBBwq0hy1w">Geno D's</a> pizzeria in Toms River. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:04:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 25239 at http://wcbe.org After Sandy, It's Pizza And Homemade Meatballs For The Lucky In New Jersey America's Most Expensive Storms http://wcbe.org/post/americas-most-expensive-storms While we're on the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/10/30/163969932/keeping-sandys-economic-impact-in-perspective" target="_blank">subject</a> of devastating storms, consider <a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/dcmi.shtml" target="_blank">a report</a> published last year by the National Hurricane Center. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:10:00 +0000 Lam Thuy Vo 25126 at http://wcbe.org America's Most Expensive Storms Latest On Sandy: Death Toll Rises, Wait For 'Normal' Life Continues http://wcbe.org/post/latest-sandy-death-toll-rises-wait-normal-life-continues Across New York City, much of New Jersey and other places hit hard by <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=163550718" target="_blank">Superstorm Sandy</a>, power remains out today and the long, hard process of digging through debris and starting to rebuild continues.<p>As NPR's Robert Smith <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/10/31/164011468/for-famously-impatient-new-yorkers-lots-of-waiting" target="_blank">said on <em>Morning Edition</em></a>, in lower Manhattan (and many other places, unfortunately) all people can do is wait — for power, for mass transit, for life Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:33:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25116 at http://wcbe.org Latest On Sandy: Death Toll Rises, Wait For 'Normal' Life Continues Superstorm Shines A Light On Power Grid Vulnerabilities http://wcbe.org/post/superstorm-shines-light-power-grid-vulnerabilities The storm that has spawned so many worst-ever superlatives managed a few more when it comes to electricity, with record-breaking power outages across 18 states stretching from Michigan and Indiana to Maine and North Carolina, according to a Department of Energy <a href="http://energy.gov/articles/responding-post-tropical-cyclone-sandy-doe-situation-reports">assessment</a>.<p>As of Tuesday, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/10/30/163930440/the-latest-on-sandy-superstorm-heads-north-after-crushing-coast">Superstorm Sandy</a> had left more than 8 million people without lights, hea Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:29:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 25083 at http://wcbe.org Superstorm Shines A Light On Power Grid Vulnerabilities Sandy Wallops Lower Manhattan, Leaving It Dark And Flooded http://wcbe.org/post/sandy-wallops-lower-manhattan-leaving-it-dark-and-flooded New York City has been experiencing the brunt of Sandy. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/10/28/nyregion/hurricane-sandy.html?hp"><em>The New York Times</em> reports</a> that one death has been reported when a tree fell on a man's house in Queens. NPR's Margot Adler reports that the New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services estimates four others are dead. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:26:15 +0000 Eyder Peralta 25044 at http://wcbe.org Sandy Wallops Lower Manhattan, Leaving It Dark And Flooded Latest On Sandy: Death Toll, Damages Rise As Superstorm Heads North http://wcbe.org/post/latest-sandy-superstorm-heads-north-after-crushing-coast Sandy, the hurricane-turned-superstorm, has left dozens dead, millions without power and thousands in need of rescue from rising waters as it slowly moves north and west from the Mid-Atlantic to pass over the Great Lakes and into Canada.<p>According to The Associated Press, storm damage was projected at $20 billion, "meaning it could prove to be one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:04:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25040 at http://wcbe.org Latest On Sandy: Death Toll, Damages Rise As Superstorm Heads North Life-Saving Tips to Keep Children and Pets Safe During Severe Weather http://wcbe.org/post/life-saving-tips-keep-children-and-pets-safe-during-severe-weather <p><em>Disclaimer: This is a press release from the American Humane Society, a credited organization, and not is not&nbsp;a reviewed story from the WCBE newsroom.</em></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: small;">Even as the giant Red Star truck drives toward its </span><span style="font-size: small;">staging area, American Humane Association President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert ordered </span><span style="font-size: small;">the issuance of life-saving tips to families in the hurricane’s path.</span></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:39:35 +0000 Heather Anderson 25023 at http://wcbe.org Life-Saving Tips to Keep Children and Pets Safe During Severe Weather Six Tips For Feeding The Family During A Storm-Related Power Outtage http://wcbe.org/post/six-tips-feeding-family-during-storm-related-power-outtage Before you brave the rain, wind and inevitable lines at the already depleted grocery store today in the Mid-Atlantic region, take a deep breath.<p>If you're a moderately good grocery shopper, you probably already have the food you need on hand to make it through the next few days if (when) we lose power because of Hurricane Sandy. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:47:00 +0000 April Fulton 24990 at http://wcbe.org Six Tips For Feeding The Family During A Storm-Related Power Outtage Map | Track Hurricane Sandy's Path in Real Time http://wcbe.org/post/map-track-hurricane-sandys-path-real-time Hurricane Sandy is making its way toward New Jersey, though high winds, rain bands and a storm surge of ocean water extend hundreds of miles beyond its center. This map shows the storm's forecast track. <iframe src="http://project.wnyc.org/hurricane-tracker-sandy/index.html" height="700" width="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0"></iframe> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:11:10 +0000 WNYC 24988 at http://wcbe.org Sandy: Latest News As The Worst Begins To Be Felt http://wcbe.org/post/hurricane-sandy-latest-news-worst-begins-be-felt <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RHIUjHW7sY</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:19:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 24982 at http://wcbe.org Sandy: Latest News As The Worst Begins To Be Felt Tips On Preparing For East Coast Superstorm http://wcbe.org/post/tips-preparing-east-coast-superstorm <p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers tips on how to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and other tropical storms. Sandy is expected to be especially disastrous when it merges with a winter storm system, bringing powerful winds, rain, snow and storm surge along the Eastern Seaboard.</p><p>Before the hurricane:</p><p>— Know your surroundings and whether your home is in a flood prone area. Determine where you would go — and how you would get there — if you were ordered to evacuate</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 04:01:29 +0000 Associated Press 24976 at http://wcbe.org Tips On Preparing For East Coast Superstorm Storm's Uncertain Track Defies Weather Rules http://wcbe.org/post/storms-uncertain-track-defies-weather-rules It's still unclear whether Sandy will be a devastating storm or just a bad one.<p>It is clear, however, that Sandy will be remembered as the storm that broke all the rules and baffled the nation's top weather forecasters.<p>Early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service downgraded the storm from a hurricane to a tropical storm — only to return it to hurricane status a few hours later. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 09:34:00 +0000 Jon Hamilton 24931 at http://wcbe.org Storm's Uncertain Track Defies Weather Rules