Snow in Brooklyn. Photo from Bklyner Archive.New York City — The Department of Sanitation has declared a snow alert [https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/site/resources/press-releases/dsny-issues-snow-alert-for-tuesday-november-12-2019-at-10-a-m] for New York City beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12. Get your hats and gloves out! Data
We had quite the dramatic storm yesterday, chock full of sudden downpours, dramatic clouds and a hell of a thunder and lightning show. Local videographer Bona Weiss [http://www.bonaweiss.com/] filmed in time-lapse the menacing clouds as they rolled over his apartment, not far from Avenue Z and Ocean
ClimateCentral.org built this map, predicting the risk posed by storm surges of various heights. This shows a 10′ surge.The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), the federal government’s weather sleuths, will soon launch storm surge warning maps to help highlight the specific areas vulnerable to flooding in
Tonight and tomorrow, NY Rising [http://stormrecovery.ny.gov/], a New York State effort leading the rebuilding and recovery of Superstorm Sandy-battered communities, is coming to the neighborhood to hear your concerns. It’ll be the first time the group convenes locally for public input, and will reveal some of
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City until 11:00 p.m. tonight. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion today, though the general public should not be affected.
Photo by Brian HooIn the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, one of the more iconic symbols of the devastation wrought, was the significant damage the footbridge incurred. Tipster and Sheepshead Bites contributor Brian Hoo sent us this photo (above) of some men working to repair the wooden connection between Emmons Avenue
Unless radical “hover home” technology gets developed in the latter part of the 21st century, the New York Times has a warning for you: the thousands of coastal communities dotting the edges of New York City [http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/09/11/nyregion/an-expanding-flood-zone.html?smid=tw-nytimes] are
Kentucky National Guardsmen engage in a search and rescue mission March 3, in West Liberty, Ky., for survivors after torrential storms and violent winds destroyed much of the community there March 2. Photo by Spc. David Bolton, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Kentucky National Guard.As many of us are