With all of the reports of drowning and rescues along the Atlantic Coastline, beach-goers might be questioning whether it's safe to swim. If you're planning a trip this weekend to any of the shore points, take caution - lifeguards Thursday report moderately rough surf and changing conditions due to storms off the East Coast. "Quite frankly, it is always a fluid situation because conditions change day-by-day, hour-by-hour," said Erich Wolf, lieutenant with the Avalon Beach Patrol. Over the past week several hundred rescues have occurred along the East Coast, from North Carolina to Massachusetts, as tropical storm Chris skirted the coast. Last week, five people died in New Jersey after being pulled from the water at Surf City, Normandy Beach and Island Beach State Park, according to NJ.com. On Monday a Pittsburgh man died after being rescued from the surf in Ocean Grove while on the same day Atlantic City Police and National Guard searched for a missing swimmer at Showboat … [Read more...] about Is it safe to swim at popular beaches in New Jersey, Maryland?
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Russ Zimmer @RussZimmer Published 7:06 p.m. UTC May 24, 2018 Taken together, the four snowy coastal storms that ripped past New Jersey during consecutive weeks in March caused more beach erosion than all but four storms since 1980, according to an expert from Stevens Institute of Technology. The "four'easter," as it was coined, was a run of extreme weather (three nor'easters and one coastal storm, technically) that culminated in a foot of snow across much of the state on March 21. NJ BEACH BACTERIA: The Shore can't dodge NYC's sewage MOUNT OLIVE SCHOOL BUS CRASH: Paramus bus driver charged with causing deaths of child, teacher The snow was the most obvious impact, but waves from that final storm — and its predecessors — chopped away at the beach, dragging sand away from the shore and thinning the coast's front line of protection from future storms. Hurricane season begins June 1. "We had those four storms in quick succession and the beaches didn't have time … [Read more...] about Hurricane season: Are New Jersey beaches ready?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Matt Stevens, Maya Salam and Sarah Maslin Nir New York Times May 16, 2018 NEW YORK — A conveyor belt of thunderstorms accompanied by gusty winds rolled through the New York region on Tuesday afternoon, snarling train service, knocking out the power for tens of thousands of residents and killing at least three people who were struck by falling trees.Meteorologists said a line of thunderstorms between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern time produced widespread wind damage from upstate New York through the metro area, and across Long Island and Connecticut.The storms were accompanied by wind gusts of 50-60 mph, which downed trees and power lines and left scores of people without electricity. In Connecticut alone, more than 100,000 customers were without power, according to Eversource. New York State Electric & Gas reported more than 70,000 customers without … [Read more...] about Storms cut deadly swath across New York, Connecticut
close Video Massive pollen storm caught on camera in New Jersey Massive pollen storm caught on camera in Millville, New Jersey. So how bad is the pollen this season across the Northeast? A New Jersey resident decided to find out Monday, reaching a conclusion that may cause some to grab a box of tissues. Jennifer Henderson, of Millville, N.J. posted a video to Facebook showing her husband tapping a tree while driving a backhoe loader. Shortly after tapping the tree, a massive cloud of pollen ebing held by the tree is slowly released and descends as the backhoe quickly reverses away. "When my husband said the pollen’s bad, I probably should’ve taken his word for it," she wrote. "Crazy!" Julia Lowe Ehrhardt, program coordinator at the Tyler Arboretum in Philadelphia, told FOX29 that blooming maple, birch, and oak trees are the main culprits. A cool April has led to many late-blooming plants, according to Ehrhardt. "It was like three seasons in one week. Well … [Read more...] about Massive pollen cloud falls from tree in New Jersey, problem persists nationwide
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest NJ weather: AccuWeather says hurricane season could begin with a bang Direct impacts are more likely in Gulf states and along the southeastern coast as far north as the Carolinas. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Russ Zimmer, @RussZimmer Published 12:04 p.m. ET April 3, 2018 | Updated 12:06 p.m. ET April 3, 2018 CLOSE José Campeche High School in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico still hasn’t seen any recovery money from state or federal agencies for repairs, said Candido Rivera, the school’s director. … [Read more...] about NJ weather: AccuWeather says hurricane season could begin with a bang