BRICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New JerseyGov. Chris Christie spoke Friday afternoon and said the state was “inching closer to normalcy” following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy.
But things seemed far from normal after the governor issued a gas rationing system to ease the strain several hours later. Starting at noon Saturday, New Jersey will move to an odd-even gas rationing system in 12 counties as part of a “limited state of energy emergency.”
Although well inland from the ocean, the Great Lakes are also going to take some pretty severe weather. They are predicting over 20′ waves along the south shore of Lake Ontario and those waves are likely continue to pound the shoreline for quite a while:
A good friend lives on the shoreline. Although the houses along his stretch are up off the water line and set back, 20′ waves will likely [...]
ORLEANS, Mass. (WHDH) — Nauset beach was evacuated Saturday afternoon when a 12 to 14-foot shark was spotted only 100 feet out.
A great white’s dorsal fin cut through the top of the water as it cruised the shoreline.
“All of a sudden, we saw this person in a kayak, and we saw a fin 10 feet from it,” said Lizzy Jenkins.
Everyone else in the water immediately ran onto the beach.
“We started [...]
From BBC News:
Officials say tests suggest the birds died on shore over the past few days.
Scientists also found the carcasses of dozens of other sea birds.
The animals were found in the same region of Peru where more than 700 dolphins were washed ashore earlier this year. The cause of their death is still unknown.
The Peruvian government said it was “deeply worried”.
A preliminary report said that there was no evidence to [...]
Coastal Flood Warning
Anne Arundel, MD
858 PM EDT THU OCT 13 2011
…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT FRIDAY…
THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT FRIDAY.
* TIDAL ANOMALY…2 TO 2.5 FT ABOVE NORMAL.
* TIMING…NEAR HIGH TIDE FRIDAY MORNING.
* EXPECTED IMPACTS… MODERATE SHORELINE INUNDATION
HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
ALONG THE CHESAPEAKE BAY…
BOWLEY BAR AND FORT MCHENRY BALTIMORE…8:23 AM…
ANNAPOLIS U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY…6:53 AM…
SHORELINE, Wash. — Laura Adiele wasn’t expecting any trouble when she put her hair up, packed her bags, and headed for SeaTac to catch a flight to Texas. So, she was quite surprised when she was pulled out of the security line after having gone through the Advance Imaging system (that see-through technology) and told she needed a pat-down.
“When I first heard her say, ‘We’re going [...]
ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) — Alameda police and firefighters stood by and watched as a man drowned off Crown Beach in Alameda on Monday. Authorities are now trying to explain why they had no choice but to stand on the shoreline.
Alameda police received a call shortly before noon on Monday from a woman saying her son wanted to kill himself. Raymond Zack, 53, then walked out into the water off Crown [...]