Articles Tagged ‘high winds’

One of the last ferries carrying evacuated Fire Island residents arrives at Bay Shore dock Sunday Oct. 28, 2012 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone issued a mandatory evacuation for Fire Island in preparation for the storm. (Timothy Bolger/Long Island Press)

Fire Island Evacuated as Hurricane Sandy Nears

The last ferries off Fire Island were packed as barrier beach workers and residents pushed the 2 p.m. Sunday mandatory evacuation deadline to the last…



Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (at podium) issued a State of Emergency for Nassau County Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm," which is expected to begin to impact Long Island Sunday, Oct. 28. (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update — Nassau County Declares State of Emergency

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano declared a State of Emergency Saturday and ordered the mandatory evacuation of Long Beach Hospital and all nursing homes on…



A satellite image of Hurricane Sandy is shown on a computer screen at the National Hurricane Center in Miami on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sandy left 21 people dead as it moved through the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm and reach the U.S. East Coast as a super-storm next week. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update — Frankenstorm Rolling Toward Long Island

Long Island probably won’t feel the effects of Hurricane Sandy until early next week but officials are already preparing for the pre-Halloween storm, dubbed “Frankenstorm,”…