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Flooding Slows Traffic On I-76

Flooding is slowing traffic on I-76 eastbound on Monday night.

06/10/2013

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Tornado Watch Issued For Most Of Region; Flood Watch Remains In Effect

In the wake of the heavy rainfall dumped on our area from Tropical Storm Andrea, we now have more heavy rain crossing the region today – and perhaps yet another chance for flooding later in the week. A tornado watch was also issued.

06/10/2013

Ocean City Winter Storm

Winter Storm Pummels Southern Ocean City Beaches

On the southern shores of Ocean City, living on the beach means living on the edge.

03/07/2013

Shore Flooding

Much Of Southern Jersey Shore Flooded After Late Winter Storm

Authorities aren’t sure what compelled the driver of a Jaguar to drive through flooded Landis Avenue in Sea Isle City on Thursday, especially when a van was already stuck.

03/07/2013

North Wildwood

Winter Storm Causes Some Coastal Flooding In New Jersey

Coastal flooding remains an issue as New Jersey braces for another round from a winter storm.

03/07/2013

Christie NJ Flooding

Gov. Christie Announces New Jersey Will Adopt Advisory Flood Maps

On Thursday, Governor Chris Christie made an announcement in Seaside Heights that the state is immediately making those updated recommendations state rules.

01/24/2013

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

FEMA To Release New Flood Elevation Maps For New Jersey In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

Property owners and builders in 10 New Jersey counties will learn more about flood hazards in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

12/14/2012

(A badly damaged home in Sea Isle City, NJ after Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

Part 1: Disasters of Our Own Making

Approximately 10,000 Philadelphia residents are living in flood zones. And that number is only within the city limits.

12/06/2012

(A crew from Mississippi Power Co. prepares to replace a broken power pole and install a new transformer following Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Part 2: Playing Catch-Up After Each Big Storm

When a storm hits, governments and utility companies often find their preparations insufficient.

12/06/2012

(The waters of the Schuylkill River rose during Hurricane Irene to flood Main Street in Manayunk wall to wall.   Photo provided by Michael Dornblum)

Part 3: Direct Damage and Other Costs

A major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.

12/06/2012

(Storm waters surround a home in Lumberton, Burlington County, NJ following Hurricane Irene.  Credit: Karin Phillips)

Part 4: Finding A Better Way

Lessons learned from past storms have resulted in stricter building codes and other requirements on the federal, state, and local levels.

12/06/2012

Tuckerton Beach

Local War Veterans Help Fellow Vet Rebuild In Sandy’s Aftermath

Flood waters filled the home of war veteran Andy Jackson with almost two feet of water. His furniture is gone, walls and floors taken apart, but his spirit remains intact, thanks to fellow U.S. Navy and Army veterans from his local American Legion post helping him rebuild.

11/11/2012

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Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

(Clean-up on Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey) (credit: Tony Hanson)

Cape May Breathes Sigh Of Relief In Sandy’s Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy caused some damage and some flooding in Cape May, but Mayor Ed Mahaney says the storm’s ultimate path spared the New Jersey shore town.

10/30/2012

(Waves crash against a previously damaged pier before landfall of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ. Credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Sandy Causes New Jersey Flooding, Outages, 3 Deaths

Hurricane Sandy caused massive flooding along the state’s shoreline and knocked out power to more than two million homes and businesses before morphing into a still-dangerous hybrid storm just before it made landfall. The storm cut off Atlantic City and other barrier island communities and stranded many residents who stayed put rather than evacuating, infuriating the governor.

10/29/2012

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