Superstorm Sandy

Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review says federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall. But the warnings themselves were confusing.
The gigantic October storm lost tropical characteristics hours before landfall in New Jersey, so the National Oceanic and A…
Senate Nears Vote On $50.5B For Sandy Victims
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the densely populated Northeast, the Senate is nearing a vote on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help storm victims recover.
Some conservatives are complaining the bill will add to the nation's debt...
Lummis Votes Against Superstorm Sandy Relief Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming congresswoman Cynthia Lummis says she voted against $50.5 billion in Superstorm Sandy disaster relief because lawmakers refused to cut federal spending to offset it.
Lummis joined other GOP lawmakers Tuesday in a failed bid to make the relief contingent on a 1...
Congress To Vote On Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $9.7 billion measure to pay flood insurance claims is set for a vote in Congress, boosting prospects for relief for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy.
If the House, as expected, approves the flood insurance proposal on Friday, the Senate plans…
Sandy Victims Prepare For Subdued Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — It will be a subdued Thanksgiving for families hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Many plan to gather with friends and strangers alike, seeking to celebrate the people and things that were spared when so much was lost. But they will not be left to fend for themselves...
Small Quake Rattles NJ Towns In Wake Of Sandy
RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Some residents in northern New Jersey awoke to a small earthquake early Monday.
The temblor, with a magnitude of 2.0, struck at 1:19 a.m. and was centered in Ringwood, a community that's still dealing with downed trees and power outages from Sandy...
A State-By-State At Superstorm’s Effects
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 75 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 4.6 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8...
Guard Evacuating People, Taking Food To NJ City
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey National Guard trucks are delivering ready-to-eat meals and evacuating the city of Hoboken.
About half the city remains flooded two days after superstorm Sandy struck. Thousands are still holed up in their brownstones, condos, and other housing...
Superstorm Sandy Death Toll Now 55
NEW YORK (AP) — The death toll from superstorm Sandy is now at least 55 people along the Atlantic Coast.
Meanwhile, communities are slowly recovering from the storm.
In hard-hit New York City, hundreds of thousands of customers are still without electricity, but buses are running and Wall Street…

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