Articles Tagged ‘Long Island Express’

Barbara Sinenberg, left and Arlene O'Dell, second from left, talk with neighbors next to a tree that had fallen across Barberry Lane as a result of the powerful winds and rain of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday, Oct., 30, 2012, in Sea Cliff, N.Y. O'Dell's car was crushed by a fallen tree and her home, background was surrounded by fallen trees. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Sandy Wreaks Historic Damage on Long Island

Long Island resembled a debris-strewn war zone Tuesday as National Guard troops joined local authorities in searches for residents in flooded areas after Frankenstom Sandy left…



The Conversation: Hurricane Earl Non-Aftermath

“It’s Armageddon!” “We’re all done for!” “Buy all the bottled water and Twinkies you can!” Hurricane Earl was set to turn Long Island into a…



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Hurricane Earl and Long Island: Preparation, Plans

Imagine: The Atlantic Ocean extends north of Sunrise Highway…



Eye of the Storm

Mammoth waves engulf entire neighborhoods, washing away roads and homes. Devastating winds and pounding rain wreak havoc, maximizing the destruction. Left in the storm’s wake are billions in damages and an immeasurable loss of life.

It’s a horrific scenario, but one that is a very real possibility. Though Long Island has remained, for the most part, unscathed throughout this year’s hurricane season, experts warn we’re not out of the woods yet. According to the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center, the Atlantic hurricane season lasts until November 30—and peaks from mid-August to late October—meaning, we’re in the middle of its most historically ferocious period