2014 Atlantic hurricane season News

Utility Crews Restoring Power in Maine After Storm

Utility crews in Maine have been busy restoring electricity to thousands of customers over the weekend and on Monday. Last Saturday, remnants of Hurricane Arthur brought high winds and heavy rains to the state. At the peak of the outage, …

Official: Massachusetts Life Returns to Normal After Hurricane Arthur

Massachusetts state emergency officials say life is returning to normal after Hurricane Arthur dumped surprising amounts of rain and unleashed strong winds in parts of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency spokesman Peter Judge says the storm left about 20,000 homes …

Arthur Damage Assessments Underway in North Carolina

Hurricane Arthur made landfall before midnight on July 3 near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, as a Category 2 hurricane. Maximum sustained winds at landfall were 100 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. State officials said no casualties have been …

Rhode Island Officials Remind Residents to Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Rhode Island officials are urging residents to prepare for hurricane season. Gov. Lincoln Chafee says three to six hurricanes are expected to affect the Atlantic Coast this year and that people should take steps to be ready for severe weather. …

Virginia Bureau of Insurance Offers Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Sunday, June 1, marked the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, and Virginia’s Bureau of Insurance is encouraging consumers to ensure that they have the insurance coverage they need and to develop a plan to protect themselves physically …

New York City Officials Launch Hurricane Awareness Campaign

New York City officials are launching a hurricane awareness campaign to help residents prepare for the upcoming storm season. “Know Your Zone” is being billed as a “one-stop-shop” for hurricane preparedness. New Yorkers can log onto the city’s website (http://nyc.gov/knowyourzone) …