The forecast spelled doom. So why wasn’t N.J. ready for Ida?

Date: 2021-09-05 10:41:15 By 10:02 p.m., much of the damage was already done. A devastating tornado destroyed a suburban neighborhood. Busy streets had transformed into treacherous waterways. And a man drowned after being swept into a 36-inch storm sewer pipe before Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency on Wednesday night. Hurricane Ida’s remnants …

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