Tag Archives: Rain

Weather Alert!!: Colorado River Tri-State: Powerful storm approaches communities along the Colorado River.

ZachNews -- Weather Alert!!

Weather Alert!!: Colorado River Tri-State: Powerful storm approaches communities along the Colorado River.

The powerful storm that has been moving across southern California is approaching communities along the Colorado River.

ZachNews has spotting on the weather radar moderate rain from the powerful storm just west of Goffs, California and moving north into Nipton, California.

Gusty winds are occurring as well as rain is falling in Needles, California.

ZachNews has also spotting on the weather radar moderate to heavy rain from the powerful storm west of Blythe, California and moving along the Colorado River sweeping in a north direction.

The powerful storm appears to be moving is a sweeping north east direction.

People living, working, or visiting the communities of Goffs, California; Fenner, California; Needles, California; Vidal Junction, California; Havasu Landing, California; Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Parker, Arizona; Blythe, California; Topock, Arizona: Mohave Valley, Arizona; Laughlin, Nevada; and Cal-Nev-Ari, Nevada, should be ready in case of any weather related problems, including any power outages, flooding, or blowing debris.

Remember that because the powerful storm has been known to produce heavy rain, motorists driving along U.S. 95 and Route 66 should be on alert for any roadway flooding and to not driving through the flooded roadway.

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for continuing news coverage of Storm Watch 2017. **

Storm Watch 2017: San Bernardino County, CA: Storms brings cold winds, heavy rain, and lots of snow.

0122171400a

Storm Watch 2017: San Bernardino County, CA: Storms brings cold winds, heavy rain, and lots of snow.

Another round of storms moved into San Bernardino County, California on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 and Monday, January 23rd, 2017 bring cold temperatures, lots of heavy rain, and lots of snow to the area.

01221713510122171400a

At around 2:36pm PT on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera the storms entering into the Victorville, California and Hesperia, California area.

At around 2:41pm PT on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, ZachNews heard the call of a vehicle stuck in a wash with 2 people inside the vehicle in the Cajon Pass area near Cajon Boulevard at Swarthout Canyon Road in Keenbrook, California.

NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 Journalist Mekahlo Medina captured on camera (Pictured Above) 2 people inside a blue truck surrounded by water.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Swift Water Rescue Team was called and when arrived, began rescue operations.

During the rescue operations, an additional engine for down stream spotter was request as the water in the wash continued to rise.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, rescue operations were complete with all victims rescued.

At around 2:42pm PT on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera heavy rain and cold winds began to blow into the High Desert Gateway in Hesperia, California.

People were seen running to their vehicles as the heavy rain and cold winds continued into the evening.

dsc00322dsc00340

Well heading back to Victorville, California, the heavy rain began to cause roadways to flood for motorists along Amargosa Road well creating a beautiful rainbow to the north.

zachnews9191232017

At around 9:19am PT on Monday, January 23rd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera how cold was the temperature in Victorville, California.

A chilly 38*F greeted people as they drive by the Pacific Horizon Bancorp at the intersection of Amargosa Road and Dos Palmas Road in Victorville, California.

01231711200123170908f

Motorists drove along the wet conditions in Victorville, California miles away from the Cajon Pass area of San Bernardino County, California where reports of snow falling were being reported.

At around 9:34am PT on Monday, January 23rd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera a truck pass by him with snow on top as he was reporting on the weather conditions across the street from the Victorville City Hall in Victorville, California.

At around 11:52am PT on Monday, January 23rd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera motorists driving through a flooded roadway along Main Street just before Pyrite Ave in Hesperia, California.

0123171215a0123171215b0123171229b0123171229a

Dark clouds from incoming storms continued to move into Hesperia, California bring not just rain, but even snow just 2 miles away to the south.

210

NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 Photojournalist Alex Vasquez sent into ZachNews a wonderful picture of the snow that fell onto the high desert community of Oak Hills, California.

c25wxaiveaacaknc25wxajuaaa2moj

NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 Journalist Tony Shin showed this picture of people enjoying the cold snow.

c24popxucaa5bju c24poqbuqaa0grlc24porzukaa0ybj

The City of Hesperia posted these wonderful pictures of the snow near Interstate 15.

dsc00385

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera another truck with snow on top well exiting northbound Interstate 15 onto 7th Street in Victorville, California.

dsc00389

Well leaving Old Town near 7 Street and D Street in Victorville, California, reports on light snow snowflake were seen falling.

dsc00418dsc00424dsc00425dsc00437dsc00438dsc00453dsc00454dsc00457dsc004700123171404 dsc004750123171417e

Storms continued to move to the east across the high deser, but communities like Daggett, California; Newberry Springs, California; Ludlow, California; and Amboy, California had some of the sunshine breaking through the storm clouds.

At around 2:26pm PT on Monday, January 23rd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera heavy rain falling along Interstate 40 just 12 miles west of Fenner, California from a passing storm.

At around 3:04pm PT on Monday, January 23rd, 2017, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera the storms moving out of California.

0123171504i

Storm clouds were seen to the east of Needles, California in the mountains of Mohave County, Arizona.

When storms capable of producing cold temperatures, gust winds, heavy rain, and lots of snow prepare to move into San Bernardino County, California, please make sure to have an emergency survival kit ready; including a first aid kit, bring extra warm clothing, blankets, boots, rechargeable flashlight, food and water; drive carefully and stay away from flooded roadways; make sure to fully charge up cellular phone and bring an extra cellular phone battery also fully charged; and make sure to bring your snow tire chains if driving up into snowy conditions.

As seen in the video from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 (Shown Above) of the swift water rescue in the Cajon Pass area, the San Bernardino County Fire Department wants to remain everybody to do not drive through moving water; “Turn Around, Don’t Drown“.

** Thanks to the great first responders, road crews, and tow crews for their hard work during the storms. **

**** ZachNews thanks to our great news resources for their help capturing the storms moving into San Bernardino County, California. ****

 

Weather Alert!!: Topock, AZ: Storm approaching the Colorado River area.

zachnews-weather-alert-jpg4.jpeg

Weather Alert!!: Topock, AZ: Storm approaching the Colorado River area.

Weather radar from the National Weather Service is showing a storms with a mix of moderate to heavy rain falling northeast of Topock, Arizona.

The storm appears to be moving south to Interstate 40, but has been changing directions repeatedly to the southwest, south, and southeast directions.

The storm has showed repeated decrease and increase in strength.

Communities of Topock, Arizona; Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Mohave Valley, Arizona; and Needles, California should be on watch in case the storm moves into your area.

Always be prepared and ready in case of any flooding or power outages.

Use caution when driving along wet roadways and never cross a flooded roadway.

The National Weather Service is saying that possible thunderstorms this evening this afternoon.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez is out in the storm and will have pictures and videos of the storm.

Weather Alert!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Thunderstorms approaching the Colorado River.

zachnews-weather-alert-jpg4.jpeg

Weather Alert!!: Bullhead City, AZ: Thunderstorms approaching the Colorado River.

Weather radar from the National Weather Service is showing a thunderstorms approaching the Colorado River near Bullhead City, Arizona.

The thunderstorms has moderate to heavy rain falling and possible thunder and lightning occurring and was located northwest of Bullhead City, Arizona.

The thunderstorms appears to be moving south to southeast and may moving into or near the communities of Oatman, Arizona and Kingman, Arizona.

The thunderstorms may pass north of Needles, California.

Please be prepared for any flooding or power outages.

Use caution when driving along wet roadways and never cross a flooded roadway.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez is out in the storm and will have pictures and videos of the storm.

Weather Update!!: Needles, CA: Lightning, rain, and gusty winds moved through Needles, California.

ZachNews -- Weather Update!!

Weather Update!!: Needles, CA: Lightning, rain, and gusty winds moved through Needles, California.

Lightning, rain, and gusty winds moved through Needles, California at around 8:00pm PT on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016.

20160428004049zn20160428004127zn

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured pictures and videos of the lightning, rain, and debris blown around from gusty winds.

The lightning, rain, and gusty winds was from a storm that moved across the high desert areas of Lucerne Valley, California and Amboy, California before bringing the surprising storm over into Needles, California.

As the storm arrived, gusty winds blow dust across the community.

042716210020160428005707zn

The gusty winds ripping some roofing shingles from a gated up abandoned motel at the intersection of Needles Highway and T Street blowing them along Route 66 and some small signs like an advertisement sign at the intersection of Needles Highway and North K Street to be  ripped apart.

20160428010330zn

The storm then bought rain to the area and loud thunder that woke people up.

Usual street flooding to the turnoff from Needles Highway onto West Broadway and the K Street Underpass occurred.

Work crews are working to drain the flooded K Street Underpass wish is closed between Front Street and Chestnut Street.

Motorists are being ask to use Needles Highway and West Broadway as a detour.

Overall, no major damage from the storm was reported, no power outages in the Needles, California area was reported, and the storm moved out of the Needles, California at around 12:00am PT on Thursday, April 28th, 2016.

According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms are possible Thursday night and a 20% chance of showers for Thursday night and a 30% chance of showers for Saturday and Sunday.

 

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Lightning seen near Needles, California.

image

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Lightning seen near Needles, California.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez has spotted lightning just west of Needles, California.

The lightning is from a storm that could bring rain and gusty winds into the area.

Please be prepared for any flooding or power outages.

Use caution when driving along wet roadways and never cross a flooded roadway.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez is out in the storm and will have pictures and videos of the storm.

Weather Alert!!: Fenner, CA: Light rain and light snow moving into the area.

ZachNews -- Weather Alert!!

Weather Alert!!: Fenner, CA: Light rain and light snow moving into the area.

ZachNews is monitoring on the weather radar light rain and light snow that is moving into the area.

1228152041s.jpg

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

Weather radars from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the light rain and light snow coming from the west and moving east into the Sacramento Mountains just south of Interstate 40 near Fenner, California.

If you’re living in or are hanging out in the areas south of Fenner, California; west to southwest of Needles, California; and north of Twentynine Palms, California as well as communities near the area of light rain and light snow, including Goffs, California; Essex, California, and Needles, California, please be prepared in case of any changes in weather conditions and cold temperatures.

If you’re driving into this area along Route 66, Interstate 40, and Highway 95, please use caution when driving in case of any changes in weather conditions and icy driving temperatures.

The light rain and light snow is expected to break a part as soon the weather system moves over Needles, California bringing no rain or snow to our area.

The last time snow fell onto Needles, California was almost a year ago New Year’s Eve back on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014.

https://zachnews.wordpress.com/2014/12/31/weather-alert-needles-ca-snow-in-needles-california/

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Raining in Needles, California.

12079677_1084922211525750_1676649533477341854_n

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Raining in Needles, California.

Rain began to fall over Needles, California at around 7:40am PT on Sunday, October 18th, 2015.

12105908_1084922431525728_8956378185999413948_n 12115543_1084922361525735_773642531093016470_n 12112478_1084922308192407_7035791208737416666_n 12079677_1084922211525750_1676649533477341854_n

Another small storm with mostly rain light to moderate rain falling is near Topock, Arizona.

More stormy weather conditions are possible for Sunday, October 18th, 2015.

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Thunderstorm brings rain and hail.

image

Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Thunderstorm brings rain and hail.

A thunderstorm that was over Yucca, Arizona moved south into Needles, California bring thunder, some lightning mainly in the cloud, heavy rain, and small hail over Needles Middle School and Needles High School.

At around 3:30pm PT on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015, heavy rain from the thunderstorm over Yucca, Arizona began to move over the Colorado River at Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California.

shot0352 shot0342shot0427shot0398shot0378

People were seen still fishing, swimming, and boating in the Colorado River, but began to move into their vehicles as the thunderstorm continued to move over Needles, California.

** Video from ZachNews: **

** Video from ZachNews: **

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was at Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California and captured the thunderstorm moving from Arizona into California.

12103599_1007317315987524_330866467_n

Reports that small hail fell over the Needles Middle School and Needles High School area in Needles, California.

This video posted at Dave Sanchez on Facebook shows the hail falling in Needles, California.

– Video from Dave Sanchez on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/dave.sanchez.391/videos/1007316962654226/?pnref=story

IMG_20151006_163106

As the thunderstorm moved south passing over Needles, California, heavy rain fell over neighborhoods then into the desert and mountains where the heavy rain brought runoff from the west to flow down normally dry washes into the Needles, California area.

shot0510 shot0518

** Video from ZachNews: **

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez recorded this news report of the Smith Road Underpass next to the normally dry wash with no flooding.

shot0494wpid-2015-10-06-17-26-53.png2015-10-06-17-26-46wpid-2015-10-06-17-26-56.png

** Video from ZachNews: **

Just minutes after recording the news report, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spotted water runoff flowed down the dry wash from the west into the Smith Road Underpass causing the normally dry wash to become a small river.

shot0535IMG_20151006_170251shot0553

Up the wash, more runoff water from the thunderstorm flowed down normally dry wash under Interstate 40 and over a hill making a waterfall.

image

image

image

West of this normally dry wash, other normally dry washes had runoff flowing down and across roadways in neighborhoods on the southwest side of Needles, California.

Clary Drive near the Needles Rodeo Grounds, Lillyhill Drive near the Needles Senior Citizens Center, and Bailey Avenue just north of Lillyhill Drive has runoff water flowing across the roadways.

IMG_20151006_182609 IMG_20151006_182824 IMG_20151006_182820 IMG_20151006_183019 IMG_20151006_183005

The North K Street Underpass at Front Street is closed due to flooding.

Motorist had to get around the closure using Needles Highway to West Broadway as a detour.

IMG_20151006_183210IMG_20151006_183124

Sandbags blocking the front doors of the A To Z Collision Center appeared to have stopped the muddy water from getting inside the building, but left a muddy and slippery mess on the sidewalk outside and along the street.

IMG_20151006_184301 IMG_20151006_184039 IMG_20151006_184018

The turnoff from eastbound Needles Highway onto southbound West Broadway is closed due to flooding.

IMG_20151006_182141 IMG_20151006_182202

The intersection of West Broadway and J Street in Downtown Needles, California is wet and muddy from earlier runoff from the thunderstorm.

San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as Mohave Valley Fire Department were seen driving around the Needles, California are.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

Weather Update!!: Nor’easter Storm and Hurricane Sandy.

Weather Update!!: Nor’easter Storm and Hurricane Sandy.

 

** 7:30am PT/ 10:30am ET on Friday, November 16th, 2012 News Update: **

 

—————————————————————————————————————————-

 

** Latest News Regarding Nor’easter Storm: **

 

**** This news story will be updated constantly with the latest news information and important information. ****

 

 

** Most Recent News Update: **

 

– United States President Barack Obama toured communities damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Thursday.

 

The United States President Barack Obama began his visit with a helicopter tour over some of the areas hit hard from Hurricane Sandy including the communities of Breezy Point, New York where over 100 homes were burned to the ground and the community of Staten Island, New York where many people are struggling to survive without heat and power well angry and frustrated by their slow response to the power outages.

 

United States President Barack Obama praised first responders, volunteers, and sanitation workers who are working tirelessly in helping people affected by Hurricane Sandy get back on their feet and rebuild their lives.

 

During difficult times like this, we’re reminded that we’re bound together and we have to look out for each other. And a lot of the things that seem important, the petty differences melt away, and we focus on what binds us together and that we as Americans are going to stand with each other in their hour of need, “ said United States President Barack Obama.

 

United States President Barack Obama has directed his Administration to continued to bring all available resources to bear to support our state and local partners as they continue to respond and recover from Hurricane Sandy.

 

– According to ABC affiliate WABC Channel 7, dangerous living conditions caused by Hurricane Sandy inside public housing after the power has come back on to all New York City, New York public housing buildings.

 

– As the power is restored to all New York City, New York public housing buildings, a new and dangerous problem is facing those who are living inside the those New York City, New York public housing buildings.

 

Deplorable conditions with no heat, no hot water, and disease carrying bugs.

 

The people living inside those New York City, New York public housing buildings are now sounding the alarm on this growing public health crisis.

 

– New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into the performance of Long Island Power Authority and Con Edisdon during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on last Monday a $500 million emergency plan to pay for critical and needed repairs to New York City area public schools and hospitals damaged from Hurricane Sandy.

 

The plan would allocate $200 million for the Department of Education and $300 million for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to repair extensive damage.

 

The repairs would include structural restorations, new boilers, new electrical systems and roof repairs.

 

The New York City Council will vote on the emergency plan on Tuesday.

 

According to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, $134 million has already been spent on storm related emergency relief efforts.

 

– According to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the economic loss to New York caused by Hurricane Sandy’s is estimated at $30 billion.

 

Gas rationing happening in New York City, New York, Nassau, New York, and Suffolk, New York counties.

 

—————————————————————————————————————————-

—————————————————————————————————————————-

 

** Latest News Regarding Hurricane Sandy: **

 

**** This news story will be updated constantly with the latest news information and important information. ****

 

 

** Most Recent News Update: **

 

 

** Death Total: **

– According to CNN,175 people have lost their lives from Hurricane Sandy which includes:


** Canada: 2 People including: **

– A woman in Toronto. (No Name or Age Given)

** Atlantic Ocean: 1 Person including: **

– A crew member of the HMS Bounty that went down over open sea during Hurricane Sandy.

** Caribbean: 67 people including: **

– Many people in Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

– According to CNN, 113 people have lost their lives from Hurricane Sandy in the United States which includes the following states and names being reported:

** Connecticut: 4 people including: **

– 55 year old Russell Neary in Easton. A 13-year veteran of the volunteer fire department in Easton

– 90 year old Olga E. Raymond in Mansfield.

** Delaware: 0 people including: **

** Maryland: 11 people including: **

– 66 year old Mai Lam-Phan in Germantown.

– 74 year old Donald Charles Cannata in Pasadena.

** North Carolina: 2 people including: **

– 25 year old Jody Alan Davis near Dobson.

– 42 year old Claudene Christian in Mount Airy.

** New Jersey: 24 people including: **

– 48 year old Elizabeth Everett and 54 year old Richard R. Everett in Mendham Township.

– 51 year old Bruce Litteri in Jefferson Township.

– 55 year old Rafael Reyes in New Brunswick.

– 59 year old Gracie Dunston in Trenton.

– 77 year old Fletcher Fish in Hawthorne.

** New York: 48 people including: **

– 2 year old Brandon Moore and 4 year old Connor Moore in Staten Island. Both boys were ripped from their mother’s arms on Staten Island during Hurricane Sandy.

– 11 year old Jack Baumler and 13 year old Michael Robson in North Salem. Both died instantly when an oak tree fell into their family room in North Salem.

– 13 year old Angela Dresch in Staten Island, New York. The first victims of Hurricane Sandy who identified on Staten Island.

– 24 year old Jessie Streich-Kest and 24 year old Jacob Vogelman in Brooklyn.

– 24 year old Lauren Abraham in Queens.

– 28 year old Artur Kasprzak in Staten Island. A New York Police Department Officer killed in the basement of his Staten Island home.

– 39 year old John Miller in Lloyd Harbor.

– 51 year old John Filipowicz and his son 20 year old John Filipowicz, Jr. in Staten Island. Father and son were found buried under debris in the basement of their home in Staten Island and died from drowning in flood water.

– 51 year old Jeffrey Chanin in Staten Island. A retired New York Police Department Sergeant.

– 54 year old Tiago Ferreira Neto in Greenburgh.

– 73 year old Anatasia Rispoli in Staten Island.

– 84 year old Safar Shafinoori in Nassau County.

– 89 year old Ella Norris in Staten Island.

** New Hampshire: 1 person including: **

– 1 person.

** Pennsylvania: 13 people including: **

– 8 year old Matthew Stahl in Franklin Township.

– 17 year old Robert Mills in Northampton County.

– 48 year old Tammy Kerosetz in South Whitehall Township.

– 61 year old William Sword in Princeton.

– 62 year old Gerald Witman in Berks County.

– A 66 year old man in Carbon County. (No Name Given)

– A 81 year old woman in Somerset County. (No Name Given)

– 86 year old Richard Whitehead in Spring Township.

– 86 year old Theresa Schlitzer in Lower Macungie Township.

– A 82 year old women and A 88 year old women in Wayne County. (No Name Given)

– A 90 year old woman in Montgomery County. (No Name Given)

** Virginia: 2 people including: **

2 people in storm related traffic accident in Central Virginia.

** West Virginia: 6 people including: **

– 40 year old Nanci Hedrick in Tucker County.

– 51 year old Mark Riffle in Upshur County.

– 60 year old John Rose in Barbour County.

** For more information on those who lost their lives in Hurricane Sandy, please head to the following websites: **

– CNN: “Superstorm Sandy’s Victims”

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/10/us/sandy-casualties/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

—————————————————————————————————————————-

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy: ****

 

– American Red Cross:

 

Red Cross Shelters:

 

http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter

 

Blood Donations:

 

http://www.redcrossblood.org/

 

American Red Cross Disaster Relief:

 

http://www.redcross.org/

 

1-800-RED-CROSS

 

To donate $10.00 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, text “REDCROSS” to “90999”

 

 

– MTV Network’s, “Restore The Shore”:

 

Fundraising to help rebuild Seaside Heights, New Jersey which was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy.

 

To donate $10.00, please text on your cellular phone: SHORE to 85944.

 

** Message and data rates will apply. **

 

For more information on MTV Network’s “Restore The Shore”, please head to the following MTV Network website: http://www.mtv.com/specials/restore-the-shore/

 

Follow MTV Network’s “Restore The Shore” on Twitter by using the Twitter hashtag: #RestoreTheShore

 

 

– Salvation Army:

 

http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf

 

 

– Save the Children:

 

http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.6115947/k.8D6E/Official_Site.htm

 

 

– World Vision:

 

http://www.worldvision.org/

 

 

– Humane Society of the United States:

 

http://www.humanesociety.org/

 

 

– American Humane Association:

 

http://www.americanhumane.org/

 

 

– AmeriCares:

 

http://www.americares.org/

 

 

– Catholic Charities USA:

 

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/

 

 

– Direct Relief International:

 

http://www.directrelief.org/

 

 

– Feeding America:

 

http://feedingamerica.org/

 

 

– Operation Blessing International:

 

http://www.ob.org/

 

 

– Operation USA:

 

http://www.opusa.org/

 

 

– The International Medical Corps:

 

http://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

 

 

– Team Rubicon:

 

http://teamrubiconusa.org/

 

 

– Samaritan’s Purse

 

http://www.samaritanspurse.org/

 

 

– VolunteerMatch.Org:

 

http://www.volunteermatch.org/opportunities/disaster_relief.jsp

 

 

– United Way:

 

http://www.unitedway.org/our-work/disaster-recovery/

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy On Twitter: ****

 

You can find where to volunteer and to donate food, water and other supplies by heading to ZachNews on Twitter or by using your own Twitter account, search for the following Twitter Hashtags:

 

#SandyAid

 

#SandyRelief

 

#SandyVolunteer

 

#Volunteer

 

#Volunteering

 

#Donate

 

#Donation

 

#Help

 

#Helping

 

#HelpOut

 

#Give

 

#CleanUp

 

 

– American Red Cross on Twitter:

 

https://twitter.com/RedCross

 

@RedCross

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy On Facebook: ****

 

 

– American Red Cross on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/redcross?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

– American Red Cross Blood Donors on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/RedCrossBlood?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

– Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Network on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/Hurricane.Volunteer.Network?fref=ts

 

http://www.facebook.com/groups/299198370196221/?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information will be updated constantly with the latest information.

 

 

**** Helpful Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy: ****

 

– Search for Red Cross Shelters: From American Red Cross:

 

http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter

 

** Red Cross Food Distribution Centers are open for Lunch at 11:00pm ET and Dinner at 4:00pm ET and are located at the following locations: **

 

– H Lee Dennison Building

 

100 Veterans Memorial Highway

 

Hauppauge, New York

 

 

– Riverhead County Center

 

210 Center Drive

 

Riverhead, New York

 

 

– Mastic Fire House

 

1088 Mastic Road

 

Mastic, New York

 

 

– Nickerson Beach Park

 

880 Lido Boulevard

 

Lido Beach, New York

 

 

– Cedar Crest Park

 

3340 Merrick Road

 

Seaford, New York

 

 

– Christopher Marley Park

 

500 Searingtown Road

 

Roslyn, New York

 

 

– New York City Restoration Centers have been set up to provide long-term assistance to the may New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy and the Nor’easter Storm.

 

The New York City Restoration Centers are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm ET daily and are located at the following locations:

 

Coney Island Our Lady of Solace

 

2866 W. 19th St.

 

Brooklyn, New York 11224

 

 

Gravesend SSA Building

 

10 Bouck Ct.

 

Brooklyn, New York 11223

 

 

Far Rockaway 10-01

 

Beach 20th St. (At Cornaga Ave.)

 

Queens, New York 11691

 

 

Staten Island

 

1976 Hylan Boulevard

 

Staten Island, New York 10306

 

 

– ABC affiliate WABC Channel 7 has a list of school closings and delays around the New York area. For more information regarding school closings and delays around the New York area, please head to the following ABC affiliate WABC Channel 7 website:

 

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/feature?section=news/education/closures&id=6857917

 

 

– New York City, NY: From NYC.Gov:

 

http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/downloads/pdf/hurricane_sandy_shelter_list.pdf

 

 

– Delaware: From DEMA.Delaware.Gov:

 

http://dema.delaware.gov/

 

 

– Ready.Gov:

 

http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

 

 

– DisasterAssistance.Gov:

 

http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

 

 

** Federal Assistance for Residents in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut: **

 

Hurricane Sandy impacted residents in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut can apply for Federal Assistance.

 

Affected residents must register with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by phone or online to access that aid.

 

To register by phone, residents can call the Federal Emergency Management Agency at: 1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362).

 

People with speech or hearing disabilities can call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Teletypewriter (TTY) Line at: 1 (800) 462-7585.

 

Phone lines are open 7 days a week from 7:00am to 10:00pm ET.

 

To register online, applications may be completed on the DisasterAssistance.Gov website at: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

 

 

– Federal Emergency Management Agency:

 

http://www.fema.gov/

 

 

For more weather information, please head to the following websites:

 

 

– National Weather Service:

 

http://www.weather.gov/

 

 

– The Weather Channel:

 

http://www.weather.com/

 

 

– AccuWeather:

 

http://www.accuweather.com/

 

 

– Weather Underground:

 

http://www.wunderground.com/

 

 

**** Helpful Information will be updated constantly with the latest information. ****

—————————————————————————————————————————-

** (Map Was Made By ZachNews Using Google Earth) **