hurricane irene

Rebuilding with Rock years after Hurricane Irene
It was a Sunday night.  I needed supplies for dinner.  Off to the grocery store I went.  But a trip for groceries for a Rock Girl is never something normal.  Driving through Prattsville, NY (a town with a population of only in the hundreds) I all of a sudden noticed a band traile…
Frankenstorm for Halloween? Could the Albany Area See a Hurricane?
We reported yesterday that we could see a hurricane hit a cold front and merge with a Nor'easter thus producing a snowy hurricane. Good news - doesn't look like we'll be getting any snow. Bad news - it looks like we could see a great deal of rain and wind. We have the updated details …
After Irene, What Hurricane Name is Next?
Hurricane Irene blasted the East Coast,  although rare it may not be the last one this year that could affect New York State.  Peak hurricane season happens in September and there are several tropical depressions that are forming now.  What name hurricane could we be talking about nex…
Irene May Cause Gas Prices To Drop
Yes, you read that right. I was rather perplexed when I heard that this morning too. Basic instincts would to be to imagine higher gas prices after a natural disaster. But they say no. Gas is priced to supply and demand.
Photos From Monte’s Hometown of Philmont, NY.
Now that ol' Monte is back up with power and internet, I thought I'd share a few photos from my home town of Philmont, NY way down in Columbia County.  While I was up here with you in the Capital Region, my mom took these photos before the town was under a voluntary evacuation yesterd…
Hudson River Flooding in Troy NY [PHOTOS]
Like many area cities Troy has it’s hands full this morning with post Irene flooding. The Hudson River at Troy is flooding parts of downtown and still has yet to crest.

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