Hurricane

Quiet Hurricane Season Predicted for East Coast Quiet Hurricane Season Predicted for East Coast

The weather-forecasting service AccuWeather.com is predicting a below-normal hurricane season, following a 2013 season that saw the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982. AccuWeather.com predicts the formation of roughly 10 named tropical storms, five hurricanes and two major hurricanes...

» May 18th, 2014
Stamford Gets $800K to Upgrade Hurricane Barrier System Stamford Gets $800K to Upgrade Hurricane Barrier System

StamfordPatch: On Tuesday, Senators Joseph I. Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal, Congressman Jim Himes, and Mayor Pavia announced that the City of Stamford has been selected by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to receive $800,000 for disaster resiliency to...

» December 17th, 2012
Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Erosion Severe Following Storm Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Erosion Severe Following Storm

While Martha’s Vineyard was spared the full brunt of Hurricane Sandy, the storm caused severe erosion on the island, especially on south-facing shorelines, according to an article in the Vineyard Gazette. The ocean washed over Norton Point Beach at...

» October 31st, 2012
Southeast Massachusetts HURRICANE SANDY Update Southeast Massachusetts HURRICANE SANDY Update

Massachusetts officials are forecasting sustained winds generated by Hurricane Sandy to be 40 to 50 mph with gusts from 60 to 80 mph. The storm surge could be 3’ to 6’ by Monday evening. The hurricane barrier in New...

» October 28th, 2012
Big Storm May Hit New England Big Storm May Hit New England

CapeCodOnline: Much of the U.S. East Coast has a good chance of getting blasted by gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow early next week by an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm, federal and private...

» October 25th, 2012
Volunteers Survey RI Coast to Prevent Storm Damage Volunteers Survey RI Coast to Prevent Storm Damage

WPRI.com: A group of volunteers are surveying the Rhode Island coastline from Westerly to Barrington, reporting any coastal damage with hopes to prevent future harm done to the shores. Rhode Island is the 7th addition to the StormSmart Coasts...

» April 16th, 2012
Remembering Irene Remembering Irene

Tropical Storm Irene wasn’t near the storm boaters feared, but it did wreak plenty of havoc along the New England coast. Here’s a look at the storm’s aftermath through some of the news posts we ran in 2011. Irene...

» December 27th, 2011
Irene Aftermath: New Bedford Harbor Irene Aftermath: New Bedford Harbor

BoatingLocal’s Mike King and I hopped in the BoatingLocal skiff on Monday morning to check out the post-Irene situation in New Bedford Harbor, where some 40 vessels were damaged during the storm. A few sunk and several were dismasted,...

» August 30th, 2011
Video Roundup of Irene on Cape Cod Video Roundup of Irene on Cape Cod

The Cape Cod Times has a new Cape Cast video showing footage of Sunday’s storm. Check it out here Follow BoatingLocal: Like BoatingLocal on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Receive our Daily RSS Feed. Planning for a trip to...

» August 30th, 2011
MA Closes Public Parks, Beaches, Campgrounds Due to Storm MA Closes Public Parks, Beaches, Campgrounds Due to Storm

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is taking steps to prepare for the high winds and heavy rainfall that are predicted this weekend as Hurricane Irene passes through the Commonwealth. During the course of Friday and Saturday,...

» August 26th, 2011
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