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Hurricane Gloria and the power outage on Long Island

New York (State). Dept. of Public Service.

Hurricane Gloria and the power outage on Long Island

by New York (State). Dept. of Public Service.

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Published by The Department in [Albany?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Long Island Lighting Company.,
  • Hurricane Gloria, 1985.,
  • Hurricanes -- New York (State) -- Long Island.,
  • Electric power failures -- New York (State) -- Long Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport by the staff of the Department of Public Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 87 leaves
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22279056M

    Employees will not be able to get to work due to downed trees and widespread power outages may shut down the economy for quite a long time. According to the LIPA Forecasts Hurricane Outages & Recovery, Sept. 10, , a direct hit by a Category 3 hurricane could cause some , to 1,, power outages island-wide. AS winds of about 50mph batter Long Island this afternoon, electricity has been disconnected throughout the island and residents are bracing for the storm's more dangerous features Click here to read more at The Tribune. News date: 10/05/ Category: Tribune Stories.

      Isaias is on its way to impact Chesapeake Bay, Long Island and Martha's Vineyard Tropical Storm warnings are in effect for those areas. The latest 5 am Advisory is in. Things are starting to.   "The last time there have been two named tropical systems pass so close in the same season was in when Gloria and Henri passed over Long Island, New York," AccuWeather Meteorologist Brandon Buckingham said. "In , Brenda and Donna passed within 40 miles of New York City," Buckingham added.

      Red no swimming flags fly at Lantana, Fla., Municipal Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot.(Damon . the power outage and gas situation is a disgrace on the part of many people not only lipa. time for legislators at all level of goverment to give more attention to the hardships of the working class instead of taking picture’s of good will on thier part just to gain publicity.


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Hurricane Gloria and the power outage on Long Island by New York (State). Dept. of Public Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hurricane Gloria was the first significant tropical cyclone to strike the northeastern United States since Hurricane Agnes in and the first major storm to affect New York City and Long Island directly since Hurricane Donna in It was a powerful Cape Verde hurricane that formed during the Atlantic hurricane season, originating from a tropical wave on September 16 Highest winds: 1-minute sustained: mph (.

2 days ago  Chief Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan said this was the fifth largest power outage event in the state’s modern history, behind the October Snowstorm, Tropical Storm Irene, Hurricane Gloria, and.

Hurricane Bob was one of the costliest hurricanes in New England history. The second named storm and first hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, Bob developed from an area of low pressure near The Bahamas on August The depression steadily intensified, and became Tropical Storm Bob late on August Bob curved north-northwestward as a tropical storm, Damage: $ billion ( USD).

Here is a sampling of storms that have visited Long Island, some with a direct hit and some with a glancing blow. The deadliest of the storms, a Category 3 hurricane that would be known as the Long Island Express, came ashore on Sept.

21,and resulted in the deaths of dozens of people on the East : Kathy Diamond. Storm surges were massive: 12 1/2 feet at Kings Point, Long Island, feet on Staten Island, and feet at Lower Manhattan.

Sandy closed the New York Stock Exchange for the first time in 27 years since Hurricane Gloria. The day after Hurricane Gloria slammed into Long Island thirty years ago, Dana Wallace went to check on his father who had ignored evacuation warnings and stayed on Fire Island with his storm.

In another Hurricane Sandy-related outage,West Virginians lost power from Oct. 29 through Nov. Approximately miles of transmission lines were damaged by the storm, requiring 1,   Gloria was the worst hurricane to hit Connecticut since The storm had an impact all across Connecticut with peak power outage levels for more thancustomers of the state’s two largest.

Hurricane Gloria () On SeptemHurricane Gloria landed in Connecticut during low tide as a Category 1 storm. The timing helped, but as the storm churned northeastward it did drop heavy rainfall and enough wind to knock out power to 2, residents. Approximately 7, customers still had no power as of p.m.

Friday, according to PSEG Long Island's outage map. The utility had restored. PSEG Long Island Ready to Respond to Impact of Hurricane Isaias. August 1, ; PSEG Long Island Prepared to Meet Customer Demand in Extreme Heat. J ; PSEG Long Island Prepared to Meet Customer Demand in Extreme Heat.

J — Hurricane Hazel - wind gust of mph at Battery Park, highest ever recorded in New York City. Aug — Hurricane Carol makes landfall on Long Island and produces wind gusts of miles per hour ( km/h) on Montauk Point. On eastern Long Island near where Carol made landfall, a pressure of mbar is recorded.

Winds on the island gust to. The chairman of the Long Island Lighting Company predicted yesterday that power would be restored to 98 percent of Lilco's customers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by midnight tonight. Maryland Outages Resulting from Hurricane Sandy10 BGE’s outage recovery reached 93% within 53 hours of its peak,outages.

In comparison, following the Derecho, the utility took three days from its peak outage numbers to restore only % of customers.

Given the advanced notice of. Hurricane Maria knocked out 80 percent of Puerto Rico's power lines and destroyed its generators. While much of the island has restored electricity, a number of Puerto Ricans still suffer in the dark.

The storm was the first significant system to strike the northeastern United States since Hurricane Agnes in and the first major storm to affect New York and Long Island directly since Hurricane Donna in Figure 1. Track of Hurricane Gloria, September 15 through Septem Figure 2.

Hurricane Earl path: Power outages could vex Long Island, Cape Cod Hurricane Earl path is expected to unleash wind gusts.

"The last time there have been two named tropical systems pass so close in the same season was in when Gloria and Henri passed over Long Island, New York," AccuWeather Meteorologist Brandon.

In his first book, journalist/dramatist Jiler gives a virtually blow-by-blow account of events that transpired on September, when Hurricane Gloria, the worst in half a century, hit the narrow, elongated tract of land off Long Island's southern coast known as Fire : John Jiler. A nor'easter Wednesday promises new electricity outages in a region already reeling from Hurricane Sandy.

The Long Island Power Authority is facing intense criticism for not acting more quickly to. Gloria, which along with Hurricane Elena, had its named retired, was also responsible for some 8 deaths in the United States including one in Long Island, New York, two in Connecticut, two in Rhode Island, and one in New Hampshire.

The storm also caused nearly 3 million people to be without electricity, and forced somepeople to be. Power has been fully restored in Puerto Rico 18 months after Hurricane Maria.

An underwater cable to the island of Culebra was reconnected. Before restoration, the popular tourist site relied on.The storm took the dubious distinction of the worst power outage in terms of numbers in LIPA’s history, a title that was previously held by Hurricane Gloria in .