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Looks like it’s going to be a heck of a day, especially for anyone stuck working outside. Neighbors across Brooklyn are facing a double threat today, with the National Weather Service warning of both high temperatures and the threat of flooding. With temperatures expected to hit the high 80s and the heat index pushing that further…

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The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), the federal government’s weather sleuths, will soon launch storm surge warning maps to help highlight the specific areas vulnerable to flooding in advance of individual storm surges, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced yesterday. Schumer’s office explains in a press release: [B]eginning with the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA’s…

Opinion
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When it snowed in the beginning of the month – the first challenge of the new de Blasio administration – we received a slew of e-mails, phone calls and social media comments claiming that the city was botching the job and streets remained unplowed. When it snowed yesterday, we heard nary a peep from our…

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This week’s polar vortex, in which temperatures with wind chills dipped into the negative degrees, generated its fair share of grousing on social media, and news hype. It also brought about some stunning photos from locals of iced over windows and ice drifts on New York Harbor. But the best set we’ve seen yet are…

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The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for all of New York City, lasting through today and tomorrow morning, with eight inches of snow and 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts predicted. It’s the first snowstorm of the year, and is forecast to have near-blizzard conditions and single-digit temperatures. The snowstorm will deliver its biggest…

Events
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Tonight and tomorrow, NY Rising, a New York State effort leading the rebuilding and recovery of Superstorm Sandy-battered communities, is coming to the neighborhood to hear your concerns. It’ll be the first time the group convenes locally for public input, and will reveal some of their proposals for rebuilding the neighborhood and implementing storm-protection initiatives.…

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 5 p.m. today in all five borough of New York City, as well as parts of New Jersey and Long Island. A cold front is moving into the area this afternoon, bringing with it heavy rainfall, thunder and strong winds that could hit 75 miles…

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City until 11:00 p.m. tonight. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion today, though the general public should not be affected. For more information please visit: http://1.usa.gov/NNxJS.

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