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Live Updates: Hurricane Sandy
A collaboration of tweets and photos from NEWSChannel 2's team covering Sandy, including photos and resources from viewers and officials.
With residents across the East Coast preparing for the impact or effects of Hurricane Sandy, officials are urging people to be ready with emergency preparedness kits. Click the link for a list of recommended contents for an Emergencey Preparedness Kit, courtesy of The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
LIVE VIDEO: Hurricane Sandy Cam
NEW YORK CITY (WKTV) - Live video of Midtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy moves north.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - President Obama has granted Governor Cuomo's request for a federal emergency declaration in New York State.
(WKTV) - NEWSChannel 2's special web broadcast regarding Hurricane Sandy.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV/AP) - Meteorologists say high winds pose a greater threat than rain in Upstate New York when Hurricane Sandy converges with other storm systems in the Northeast.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Amtrak says it is canceling service across the northeastern U.S. on Monday as Hurricane Sandy threatens to create a wet, windy mess in the region.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County officials met Sunday morning to discuss their preparations for Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain to the region.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The American Red Cross says they are preparing to respond to Hurricane Sandy in the Mohawk Valley and urges residents to get ready for the pending storm that is expected to bring tropical storm-force winds.
While temperatures are expected to reach the 70s this week, winter will be here before you know it along with shorter, colder days. That's why National Grid officials say now is a good time to start thinking about preparing your home for the cold winter months ahead.
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Whether you are ready or not, winter is right around the corner. While prices for natural gas, heating oil, and other fuels are expected to remain relatively stable, the cold weather expected this season means it will take more energy, and more money, to keep your home warm.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials say they've freed up another $5.8 million to help New York communities pay for ongoing efforts to recover from back-to-back tropical storms Irene and Lee last year.
BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some strong storms moved through the area Friday night, causing damage in several locations. Thousands of Central New Yorkers were in the dark for a better part of the overnight.
CASSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - While intermittent freezes throughout the winter and Spring caused many orchards to experience smaller crops of apples this year, one local orchard says they've been seeing a boom.
OLD FORGE, N.Y. (WKTV) - It is not even the end of the summer season, but the leaves are already changing colors in Old Forge. Instead of seeing just green in the landscape, tourists will also notice shades of red and yellow too.
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ONE YEAR LATER: Family moves following devastation of Tropical Storm Irene
CHADWICKS, N.Y. (WKTV) - Exactly one year ago, Tropical Strom Irene wreaked havoc locally. In Chadwicks, the Williams family's home was completely flooded, along with many other homes in the area.
Total apple production in New York is forecast at 590 million pounds based on conditions as of August 1, according to King Whetstone, Director of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office. This is 52 percent below the 1.22 billion pounds produced last year.
SIDNEY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The severe storm that blew threw Sidney on Sunday night only lasted a few minutes, but it is the clean-up efforts that will last a lot longer than that.
SIDNEY, N.Y. (AP) - A National Weather Service team investigating a severe storm in the Binghamton area says there was a downburst and not a tornado.
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Work is currently underway to fix the Sauquoit Creek, which was hit hard during heavy rains from Tropical storms Irene and Lee last year.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) - A state of emergency remains in effect in Elmira as crews continue clearing trees and repairing power lines that were brought down by a possible tornado.
Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney announced Thursday that Oneida and Herkimer counties will be receiving $391,494 and $499,657 respectively in NY Works grants for waterway restoration and rebuilding from damages incurred by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - NEWSChannel 2's meteorologists say that the Mohawk Valley is 6 inches below normal when it comes to rainfall for the season, with less than a tenth of an inch of rain in the month of July. The dry weather is hurting lawns and crops across the state, especially for field farmers.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Thursday is the last day of a 13 week training program for local men and woman who will soon become firefighters.