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Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge

Sandy's Storm Surge Was Mapped ... Before It Hit

Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

By Douglas M. Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In June, William Fritz and his colleagues developed a model showin...

An Upper East Side Building Becomes an Oasis for Its Next-Door Neighbor

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

On Monday, October 29, Scott Falk was worried. He had made all necessary preparations for Hurricane Sandy as his building was designated a Zone A evacuation site. But it wasn't high tide as yet and already the storm surge had caused the FDR to flood.

Tom Zeller Jr.

A Storm For The Record Books | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

Even with a week to watch and model the projected outcomes of the hurricane dubbed Sandy, which joined two other wintery weather systems late yesterda...

PHOTOS: NYC Is Already Flooding

Posted 10.29.2012 | New York

Even before the superstorm fueled by Hurricane Sandy has hit New York City in earnest Monday, parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn have experienced floodin...