Municipalities Offer Cooling Centers for Residents to Beat the Heat

Municipalities throughout the state have designated cooling centers when the temperatures soar, offering residents a place to go during hot days.

Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died

SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed. Barbara Watson, the meteorologist leading the agency's survey team says that the violent winds ...

Christie announces new Sandy elevation grants

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Gov. Chris Christie traveled to Keansburg on Monday to announce that 132 more federal Hazard ...

Christie talking about post-storm home elevations

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is heading to the New Jersey shore to highlight the state's efforts to raise homes above flood level. Homeowners with federal flood insurance are eligible for grants of up to $30,000 to raise their houses ...

Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The only road onto a North Carolina barrier island damaged by Hurricane Arthur is being reopened in stages. Permanent residents of Hatteras Island began returning Saturday. Employees of businesses that need to get ready to ...

Despite Soggy Start, Seaside Park Ready for Fourth of July Weekend

Even though the weather wasn't ideal, visitors came to the rebuilt Seaside boardwalk for July 4.

Jersey Shore braces for Hurricane Arthur’s impact

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents that could be spawned by Hurricane Arthur. The storm also brought periods of heavy rain and gusty winds to some areas as it passed far off ...

Hurricane Arthur weakens to a Category 1 storm

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Arthur has weakened to Category 1 storm in the Atlantic after bringing flooding and power outages to North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Arthur's maximum sustained ...

Storms delaying flights at New York area airports

NEW YORK (AP) — Thunderstorms producing torrential rain, lightning and hail are delaying flights and disrupting Fourth of July holiday travel at the three major New York City area airports. The FAA says storms moving through the area Thursday ...

Meteorologist Says Rainfall for July 4, Beautiful Weather Rest of Weekend

Meteorologist John Cifelli says Hurricane Arthur will bring rainfall most of the day July 4, but it is expected to clear up and the rest of the holiday weekend will be beautiful.