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Heavy Rain in Pennsylvania Prompts Rescues, Wind Damages Hospital Day Care

High winds partially tore the roof off a day care center on the grounds of a suburban Philadelphia hospital, injuring four children, as heavy rains flooded rivers and streams, prompting water rescues, evacuation calls and a search for a young …

Isaias Could Bring Heavy Winds and Rain to New York City Region

New York City area residents should be prepared for heavy winds and rain from Isaias on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said. The storm was off the Florida coast Sunday and its maximum sustained winds had declined to 65 mph. But …

Tropical Storm Isaias Kills One as Tornadoes Threaten U.S. Northeast

Tropical Storm Isaias pummeled Virginia on Tuesday on its way toward Washington and other cities of the U.S. Northeast, and killed at least one person after a tornado it spawned obliterated a mobile home park in North Carolina. The fast-moving …

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey Boaters Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Isaisas

The Coast Guard on Saturday urged commercial and recreational boaters in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to prepare for possible high surf, dangerous rip currents, heavy wind, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding from Hurricane Isaisas, which has the potential …

Thousands Without Power After Storms Roar Through Pennsylvania

Thousands of utility customers across Pennsylvania were without power early Wednesday after severe thunderstorms roared through the state, knocking down trees and utility lines and possibly spawning a tornado. The storms containing heavy rains, hail, lightning and strong winds hit …

Severe Weather Spurs Flooding, Disrupts Rail Service in Pennsylvania

Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds have spurred flooding in the suburbs of Philadelphia, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. It was the latest round …

New York State Deploys More Than 800K Sandbags Along Lake Ontario

New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet of temporary dams in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential flooding. Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that officials are concerned …

New York Braces for ‘Worst-Case’ Flooding Along Lake Ontario

New York state is preparing for a “worst-case scenario” as water levels rise along Lake Ontario where flooding caused extensive damage in 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The Democrat was in Sodus Point in Wayne County to detail steps …

Vermont Officials Assess Spring Flood Damage

Vermont state and local officials are assessing damage from flooding caused by heavy rains and snowmelt that led to road closures, some evacuations and a rescue from a flooded parking lot. Some roads remained closed Tuesday, but most of the …

Parts of Northern New England Hit with Heavy, Wet Snow

More than 6 inches of heavy, wet snow fell in parts of northern New England on Tuesday in one of the first significant snowfalls of the season. Caledonia and Essex counties in northeastern Vermont reported 4 inches to 7.5 inches, …