Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Tracking Map | Listener Photos | Engineering Updates

As the storm approaches you can follow Sandy in real time with the Hurricane Tracker below.

If you have photos or videos of the storm where you are, send them to news@wamc.org or share on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook. You can also call our Listener Comment Line at 1-800-695-9170 to share your story.

Hurricane Tracking Map

Listener Photos

Engineering Updates

Sunday,October 28, 2012

  • Thermal ducting and other unusual atmospheric conditions associated with the storm are already causing reception problems for our listeners.
  • The Oneonta translators are off the air due to a power outage on Hartwick Campus

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The Roundtable - Hurricane Sandy Coverage
10:10 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy - American Red Cross

Many along the East coast are already feeling the effects of Sandy. Meteorologists are estimating damages could range between one and three billion dollars or more. The American Red Cross is preparing to provide disaster relief services wherever needed.
Anna Kate Twitty with the national Red Cross headquarters is on the ground on Long Island and joining us LIVE. Also joining us in the studio is Gary Striar, CEO for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York.

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WAMC News
10:07 am
Mon October 29, 2012

National Grid Update

Credit NOAA

WAMC’s Ian Pickus speaks with Bill Flaherty, Regional Director of National Grid. 

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WAMC News
10:04 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Kingston City Clerk Carly Williams

Credit NOAA

WAMC’s Ian Pickus spoke with Kingston City Clerk Carly Williams about storm preparation and services available for residents.  

The Roundtable - Hurricane Sandy Coverage
9:20 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy - Listener Call-In, WNYT's Paul Caiano, and Ulster County Executive Mike Hein

We take WAMC listener call-in questions on and tips for hurricane preparedness; get the latest forecast information from WNYT's Paul Caiano; and speak with Ulster County Executive, Mike Hein, about preparedness in his region.

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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

Credit AP

 

   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

Credit NOAA

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

Credit NOAA

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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