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Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

October 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered for a second day and seawater cascading into the still-gaping construction pit at the World Trade Center. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in the city and Long Island. Continue Reading

East Coast braces for monster ‘Frankenstorm’

October 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said Friday. Continue Reading

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Early Storm Slams East Coast With up to 10 Inches of Wet, Heavy Snow

October 29, 2011 in WDAZ

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) A classic nor’easter was chugging along up the East Coast and expected to dump anywhere from a dusting of snow to about 10 inches throughout the region starting Saturday, a decidedly unseasonal date for a type of storm more associated with midwinter.
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Earthquake prediction still stymies scientists

September 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The East Coast earthquake left more than just residents unaccustomed to feeling the ground shake and sway in a daze. It also surprised some scientists who spend their careers trying to untangle the mysteries of sudden ground shifts. Continue Reading

Struggle on East Coast to recover from Irene continues

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly 2 million people remained without power in water-logged homes and businesses from North Carolina through New England, where the storm has been blamed for at least 45 deaths in 13 states. Raging floodwaters continued to ravage parts of northern New Jersey this morning, even after the state’s rain-swollen rivers crested and slowly receded. Continue Reading

Irene after effects continue to diisrupt East Coast

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dangerously-damaged infrastructure, 2.5 million people without power and thousands of water-logged homes and businesses continued to overshadow the lives of residents and officials from North Carolina through New England, where the storm has been blamed for at least 44 deaths in 13 states.
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Irene’s death toll leaps to 38; Vermont towns battle floods

August 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The full measure of Hurricane Irene’s fury came into focus Monday as the death toll jumped to 38, New England towns battled epic floods and millions faced the dispiriting prospect of several days without electricity.
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NO MONSTER: Irene was wet, deadly and expensive

August 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The storm left millions without power across much of the Eastern Seaboard, left at least two dozen dead and forced airlines to cancel about 9,000 flights. It never became the big-city nightmare forecasters and public officials had warned about, but it still had the ability to surprise. Continue Reading

Rain, heavy seas accompany Hurricane Irene’s East Coast journey

August 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain today ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts. Continue Reading

Hurricane Irene’s effects begin showing up in North Carolina

August 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The hurricane warning area was expanded and now covered a large chunk of the East Coast from North Carolina to Sandy Hook, N.J., which is south of New York City. A hurricane watch extended even farther north and included Long Island, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Mass.
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