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Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

Agriculture commissioner assesses farm damage left by tornado

A victim of severe weather himself, state Department of Agriculture & Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball said he had to show Daniel O'Brien's family his support.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Schoharie, NY, Hurricane

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Met-Ed Constructs New Transmission Line, Rebuilds Another, To Enhance ...

As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Metropolitan Edison Company is completing work on a new 69-kilovolt transmission line, and rebuilding another, that connect substations between Reading and Muhlenberg Township in Berks County.


Related Topix: Berks County, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The Jersey Journal

Springfield residents, others oppose plans to re-zone land, cite environmental concerns

SPRINGFIELD - The Zoning Board of Adjustment will hear an application by the Board of Education to rezone the 9.6 acres of land near Tree Top Drive into four lots at their Tuesday, July 15. The zoning change would take the 9.6 acres, which are zoned open space, government use, and divide the property into three lots and a cul-de-sac which would ... (more)


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Cranford, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

End of road projects respond to rising sea level

END OF THE ROAD: About 90 feet of pavement has been removed from Mill Cove Road where it ends at Narragansett Bay.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Warwick, RI, Weather, Cranston, RI

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Tornado Touches Down Behind Newlyweds And The Pics Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Wedding photographer Colleen Niska captured these incredible photos of two newlyweds posing in front of a tornado in Saskatchewan, Canada on Saturday.


Related Topix: Wedding, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Crown Point, IN, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Oakland homes along the Ramapo River to get flood buyouts with $2 million in new funding

The homes flood frequently during heavy rainstorms and had to be gutted after Hurricane Irene.


Related Topix: Oakland, NJ, Hurricane, Weather


Five Gifs of Hurricane Arthur Show the Latent Beauty of Nature's Power

When Hurricane Arthur made landfall on the North Carolina coast last weekend, it was the strongest hurricane to strike the United States since Hurricane Ike hit Texas in 2008.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Ike, Tornado, Hurricane Isaac

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Cleanup continues in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo

Monday was another day of massive storm clean-up in the Villages of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo on North Carolina's Outer Banks.


Related Topix: Salvo, NC, Waves, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Dare County, NC


Arthur vs Sandy: How a weaker storm can do more damage

Hurricane Arthur didn't do as much damage to our coast as Hurricane Sandy did two years ago even though it was a 'weaker' hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Scale.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Hurricane Sandy, Carteret County, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sun Journal

Bandmates marry after suffering home damage from 2011 hurricane

While thousands of coastal North Carolina residents watched the advancing path of Hurricane Arthur Thursday night, none were more intent than Patrick and Jennifer Del Rio of Pamlico County.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Pamlico County, NC, Oriental, NC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Hurricane Arthur no match for East Coast bookstores

Just a few days after we featured several East Coast bookstores in our special summer reading feature , they were walloped by Hurricane Arthur .


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Manteo, NC, US Politics, US News

Jacksonville Daily News

Officials: No formal plan in place for Northeast Creek Park

Northeast Creek Park at 910 Corbin Road is such an example. About 18 acres of its sewer lagoons have been cleared and filled with dirt, including the removal of that area's trees and walking trails.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Jacksonville, NC

Times Herald-Record

New Windsor OKs $2.5M to fix Butternut Drive

The town is one step closer to rebuilding the south end of Butternut Drive, which was washed out by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee almost three years ago.


Related Topix: New Windsor, NY, Hurricane, Weather, FEMA, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

'It felt like you were on a boat': Family rides out hurricane in rental home

This week, the family returned and was greeted by Hurricane Arthur. Instead of leaving, the family stayed put during the intense storm.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Free Republic

State law means names of state employee fraudsters stay secret

The state employees were disciplined for lying to get money through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, an extension of food stamps available to poor residents who lost food or income in September 2011 after Hurricane Irene hit here as a tropical storm.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives, Representative Christopher Murphy

The Virginian-Pilot

Cape Hatteras KOA campground hit hard by Arthur

Denise Raubaugh, manager of Cape Hatteras KOA Campground, looks out from the porch of one of 32 cabins that was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Arthur on Friday, July 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Hurricane Sandy

The Capital-Journal

Unwelcomed holiday guest Arthur leaves North Carolina shore

Hurricane Arthur left behind power outages and a barrier island again cut off from the mainland in North Carolina as it hustled out to sea after hitting an area accustomed to storms.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Hatteras, NC

WRIC-TV Richmond

Twister Hits Hurricane-Evacuated Virginia Beach

Battalion Chief Tim Riley of the city fire department says roofs were blown off and walls collapsed.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Hurricane, Weather

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

North Carolina evacuates ahead of Hurricane ArthurNorth Carolina...

People are evacuated from a neighborhood in Little Ferry, New Jersey, one day after Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast on October 30, 2012.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Arthur


It's Not Just The Storm Surge That Has New Jersey Worried About Hurricane Arthur

It's official, the first tropical storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season has strengthened into a category 1 hurricane.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Hatteras, NC