NYC

NYC hires private weather service for public safety after lethal flooding this fall

Date: 2021-11-29 01:09:09 KELSEY SNELL, HOST: As storms and extreme weather events are getting worse due to climate change, city could find themselves facing new threats. This is a worry for New York, where officials are poised to hire private weather forecasting company to supplement forecasts they already get from government scientists. NPR’s Jeffrey Pierre …

NYC hires private weather service for public safety after lethal flooding this fall Read More »

Questions, concerns loom in wake of NYC Mayor de Blasio’s blueprint to combat extreme weather

Date: 2021-10-04 09:45:00 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When the remnants of Hurricane Ida moved into New York City, homes and cars were flooded under unprecedented rainfall that fell viscously in a brief span. More than one dozen people were killed in New York City, most of who drowned in basement apartments. In response to the …

Questions, concerns loom in wake of NYC Mayor de Blasio’s blueprint to combat extreme weather Read More »

De Blasio wants NYC weather tracker to do what NWS already does

Date: 2021-09-27 20:48:45 If only he’d just listened the first time … Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday proposed a city-run weather tracking system to supplement the National Weather Service’s alerts — even though NWS issued warnings about the heavy flooding from Hurricane Ida that Hizzoner failed to heed before the tempest killed 13 New …

De Blasio wants NYC weather tracker to do what NWS already does Read More »

Expert: NYC infrastructure was built for climate that no longer exists, vulnerable to catastrophic weather events

Date: 2021-09-05 10:41:15 NEW YORK — When Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the Northeast in 2012, it exposed the dire need to strengthen New York City’s infrastructure to adapt to what was then a looming threat of the climate crisis. Nearly a decade later, the city is picking up the pieces after another …

Expert: NYC infrastructure was built for climate that no longer exists, vulnerable to catastrophic weather events Read More »

Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa spar in 1st NYC mayoral debate | National News

Date: 1970-01-01 00:00:00 Eric Adams, Democrat candidate for New York Mayor, center, speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in New York. Eric Adams, left, the Democrat candidate for New York Mayor, poses for a photo with a supporter during a campaign event, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in New York. New York City …

Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa spar in 1st NYC mayoral debate | National News Read More »

Scroll to Top