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New Jersey conducts hurricane drill

7-11-14
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Nearly 300 police and transportation officials participated in a hurricane evacuation drill in New Jersey. The object of Thursday's exercise was to test response time and communications in the event that officials ...

Crews work to restore power after Eastern storms

7-10-14
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Utility crews are working to restore power in some Eastern states hit by severe storms earlier in the week, and one rural New York town is picking through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five ...
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Municipalities Offer Cooling Centers for Residents to Beat the Heat

7-9-14
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

7-9-14
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

7-7-14
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

7-7-14
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

7-5-14
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 ...
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Despite Soggy Start, Seaside Park Ready for Fourth of July Weekend

7-4-14
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

7-4-14
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

7-4-14
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 ...