There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying.
While many people took to Facebook bragging about how much booze they stockpiled and how Hurricane Sandy wasn't very strong at all, the following heartbreaking scenes were happening in other places. It's awful. To give you a better idea of the destruction, we've provided before pictures as well. In case you thought maybe people like to swim down FDR drive.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many of us who were spared from the worst in central New York may wonder what we can do to help those who were devastated by the effects of the storm. The Central New York Chapter of the American Red Cross is now mobilizing to send help.
Two days after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the East Coast, many residents remain without basic supplies like food, clean water and shelter. Fortunately for the victims of this storm, there are many organizations out there determined to provide assistance to those affected by the hurricane.
Officials and East Coast residents are still busy taking stock of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. At least 50 people have died in the U.S. as a result of the storm and 8.2 million households, in 17 states, are still without electricity. See video of the devastation in New Jersey.
While many people have expressed mild anger over what seemed to be "over-hype" of Hurricane Sandy's effects in Central New York, this picture may explain why many officials were so alarmed. This photo was taken by NASA's Earth Observatory at about 3:35 this morning as the storm was at it's peak. The video shows the dawn to dusk movement of Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy crashed into the east coast on Monday night, and Trace Adkins was among a handful of country singers trying to stay safe in the Big Apple. Chely Wright and Billy Ray Cyrus also took to Twitter to describe what was happening as the 100-year storm flooded the New Jersey and New York coastline.
So far, thankfully much of central New York has been spared the wrath of Hurricane (now Super Storm) Sandy. But, watching reports on The Weather Channel and elsewhere, you can't help but hope that our friends, neighbors and relatives in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, D.C., Western New York and all other areas that took the brunt
Although Hurricane Sandy has transitioned to a post-tropical cyclone, it's still expected to produce strong winds. Central New York is under a wind advisory until 5 this afternoon.
Our area will see some rain but nothing like they've had in New York City and New Jersey. The biggest concern is the winds at 25 miles an hour with gusts up to 40 mph. Higher elevations could see stronger conditions
Hurricane Sandy has left her mark. 2200 customers in Oneida, Madison and Herkimer counties are without power this morning due to downed power lines. Get up to date power updates at WIBX950.
The storm hit the New Jersey shore late last night, causing way more damage than we're seeing in Central New York. Over 3 million people have been left in the dark. Take a look at some of the incredible pict