Hurricane Sandy Wind History

Camden County Issues Proclamation Of Local Emergency

Camden County officials have issued a proclamation of local emergency, according to the county’s website.


(Hotel guests sit across from evacuated Hampton Hotel in Center City. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Center City Hotel Evacuated Due To Portable Meth Lab

Fire officials say they responded around 5:30 a.m. to the Hampton Inn at 13th and Race Streets, when something triggered the alarm system. The building was then evacuated of all 366 people.


US Air plane evacuated on the runway at PHL (credit: CBS)

Plane Makes Emergency Evacuation On The Runway At Philadelphia International Airport

Dozens of passengers were forced to evacuate a plane at Philadelphia International Airport, after an emergency landing.


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Cape May County Residents Board Up, Cross Their Fingers

A spokesperson for Cape May County says access to many barrier islands will be cut-off at some point, and estimates a 95% compliance rate for the mandatory evacuation.


One ice cream shop in Sea Isle City is boarded up in preparation for the storm. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands In New Jersey Take Shelter From Irene

Hurricane Irene forced evacuations of coastal communities in New Jersey, but there are a few holdouts.



Atlantic County Transfer Sites Providing Transport To Area Shelters

Evacuees in Atlantic County can go to any of the following transport sites and from there they will be transferred to shelters around the region.


patco fire

PATCO Train Fire Sends 3 Passengers To The Hospital, Disrupts Service

Regular service has resumed on the PATCO high speed line, after an early morning fire on Saturday in Camden’s City Hall station temporarily halted trains to and from Philadelphia.



Temple Japan Students Relocate To Hong Kong To Avoid Radiation

Temple University chartered a flight to Hong Kong for its students who wanted to leave its Tokyo campus.


Temple University

Temple Offers ‘Voluntary Evacuation’ Flight To Its Students In Japan

Temple University is making plans to evacuate all of its American students in Japan who would like to leave.