September is National Preparedness Month and with Hurricane Isaac fresh in our minds, safety and preparedness couldn’t be more relevant. Whether you live in an area always at risk for a natural disaster, or a community that rarely has one, everyone should have a disaster supply kit.
While the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1, scientists at the Climate Prediction Center are predicting moderate chances for a tropical depression or a storm to form in the Caribbean during the next two weeks. The chances [...]
With the June 1st beginning of the 2011 hurricane season looming in the not-too-distant future, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its forecasts for major storms in the Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and Central Pacific ocean basins earlier today. While NOAA [...]
September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s theme is “Plan Now. Work Together. Be Ready.” Whether you’re an active emergency responder, a good neighbor or a parent taking care of a family, everyone plays a role during an emergency. [...]
June 1st marks the beginning of hurricane season. NOAA officials warn us to expect an “active to extremely active” hurricane season in the Atlantic. For the 2010 hurricane season, NOAA is predicted anywhere from 14 to 23 named storms (top [...]
itCG-Hudson River search continues, Hurricane Felicia inbound, unmanned sailboat, 5 rescued, Alcatraz turns 75
Coast Guard suspended its search late last night for additional passengers from the mid-air collision yesterday over the Hudson River near West 14th Street in Manhattan. Four of the nine people have been recovered after the tourist helicopter and private [...]