nor’easter News

Sand Storm: NJ Sues Town that Fixed Eroded Beach Despite Ban

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A sand storm at the Jersey shore is escalating. New Jersey is suing a coastal town that repaired beach erosion from a fall storm in defiance of a state order not to do so. And …

In Ian’s Wake, Florida Residents Endure Slow Wait for Power

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Ian smashed into Florida and carved a path of destruction into the Carolinas, hundreds of thousands of people faced another warm day without electricity Tuesday as rescuers pressed on with …

In Hurricane Ian’s Wake, Dangers Persist, Worsen in Parts

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — People kayaking down streets that were passable just a day or two earlier. Hundreds of thousands without power. National Guard helicopters flying rescue missions to residents still stranded on Florida’s barrier islands. Days after Hurricane …

Safety App For Drivers Debuts in Flood-Plagued Virginia City

NORFOLK, Va. (AP)–The sun was shining when Kim Williams hopped in her Honda Odyssey to visit a friend at a nursing home. But an unexpected downpour on the drive back left her trapped in a maze of flooded streets. Williams …

Realtors: FEMA’s New Flood Insurance Pricing Looks Promising

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Cyndee Hayden lost everything in a house fire in Philadelphia nearly 30 years ago. Her saving grace: her insurance. Today, she lives on a peninsula in Florida and isn’t naive to think that a storm could …

Nor’easter Brings Hurricane-Force Wind, Causes Power Outages

BOSTON (AP) — A nor’easter that battered the U.S. coast with hurricane-force wind gusts left 425,000 people without power in Massachusetts and forced the closure of bridges, ferries and schools in the region on Wednesday. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency …

Dry Tinderbox Conditions Raise Concern About Another Drought

A messy nor’easter wasn’t enough to make up for a lack of late-season snow and dry spring weather, which is causing worries of another summer drought in New England, officials say. People are already being urged to conserve water in …

A Gusty Northeast Cleans Up After Storm for the Record Books

BOSTON — A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to clean up and restore power. The nor’easter brought …

Nor’easter Steering Toward New York City With Flooding Rainfall

A nor’easter barreling up the East Coast is aiming to soak the New York metro region starting around 4 p.m. today, whipping coastal areas with high winds and dropping a wet blanket on the baseball playoff game between the Yankees …

Climate Change Won’t Impact Powerful Nor’easters

Even though climate change is expected to reduce the total amount of U.S. snowfall this century, it’s unlikely to significantly rein in the most powerful nor’easters that pummel the East Coast, new research indicates. The study finds that smaller snowstorms …