Hurricane Sandy

WAMC News
7:47 am
Mon October 29, 2012

David Guistina Talks With Red Cross' Caroline Boardman

Credit Courtesy Caroline Boardman

David Guistina talks about the effects and preparations for Hurricane Sandy with Caroline Boardman of the Red Cross. 

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New York News
7:17 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Wind Could Cause Widespread Power Outages in NY

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   Widespread power outages are anticipated as a megastorm roars across upstate New York, bringing 60 mph wind gusts and one to six inches of rain.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo told local emergency response officials around the state Sunday that there will be "very high wind for a very long period of time" when Hurricane Sandy collides with a wintry storm moving in from the west and cold air streaming down from the Arctic.

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Hudson Valley News
7:09 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Counties Declare States of Emergency, Schools Close

Credit Hank GrossHein, in the Ulster County emergency operations center on Sunday, said they were prepared for Irene a year ago, and are confident they can handle SandyEdit | Remove

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WAMC News
6:55 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Forecast with WNYT's Paul Caiano

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WNYT's Paul Caiano gives an extended forecast with the regional outlooks for Hurricane Sandy's landfall. 

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New England News
6:00 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Gov. Patrick Announces Commonwealth's Preparations for Hurricane Sandy

Governor Patrick joins Lieutenant Governor Murray and cabinet members to hold a press availability to discuss storm preparations at the State House.
Credit Eric Haynes / Governor's Office

As Hurricane Sandy approaches Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick and other state officials held an announcement this afternoon to update the public on how the Commonwealth will work to help handle recovery and response during the storm. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…

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WAMC News
5:20 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Storm Weary Vermont Gearing up for Possible Sandy Hit

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Emergency response officials across Vermont are gearing up for Hurricane Sandy's expected landfall early next week.

Vermont is well away from the coastal areas expected to bear the brunt of the storm, but officials are still recovering from last year's Tropical Storm Irene, which devastated the state.

Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn outlined some of the state's preparations for the storm.

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The Roundtable
1:12 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Paul Caiano on Hurricane Sandy

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WNYT Meteorologist Paul Caiano talks about the track of Hurricane Sandy, and how people should be prepared.

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New England News
12:29 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Massachusetts Prepares for Sandy

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In Massachusetts people are preparing themselves for the storm by making sure they have the necessary emergency supplies. Bart Raser, Owner of Carr Hardware, which has locations throughout Berkshire County, says it’s a busy week with customers stopping in to pick anything they’ll need for Sandy’s arrival.

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WAMC News
12:20 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Vermont And the North Country Brace for Second Major Storm in Two Years

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Vermont and the North Country are preparing for another mega-storm 14 months after Tropical Storm Irene devastated the region.

Vermont Emergency Management is preparing the state for any possible damage from Hurricane Sandy and spokesman Mark Bosma says they’re advising residents to be prepared. 

Mark Bosma says it’s human nature to compare this storm to Irene.

The lessons of Irene are affecting how Vermont is preparing for this oncoming storm.

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