Asbury Park is a city in New Jersey, right on the Jersey shore. It is famous for its beaches, and regularly hits the ‘best beach’ list in the yearly top beaches contest. It’s a seaside community, with all that entails – great places to visit in the summertime, great seafood, tourism, and the threat of….
Toms River is a coastal city in New Jersey. The city has miles of beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, and it’s a popular summer vacation destination. But there’s a downside to all those pristine beaches and access to the ocean; the area is vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms during hurricane season. June to November,….
The town of Long Branch NJ, is one of the largest cities on the Jersey Shore. From the period of the 1860’s through the First World War, it was also the most glamorous. There were casinos and racetracks, and the rich, famous, and infamous gathered to play there. But in the 1920’s, it began to….
Sea Bright, New Jersey is located right on the Jersey shore, and is the easternmost city in the state. The city has multiple beaches, and has a humid, subtropical climate. It’s historically been very threatened by hurricanes, and still is, in fact. New Jersey offers a Hurricane Preparedness Guide to its citizens for this very….
Red Bank is a city in New Jersey, located on the Jersey shore. It’s located on the southern bank of the Navesink River, about 24 miles due south of Manhattan. Red Bank is classified as a humid subtropical climate, which means it has warm, muggy summers and cool winters. As such, it’s vulnerable to the….
Atlantic City is a city in New Jersey and a resort city. It’s well known for the gambling, shopping and fine dining that it provides its visitors. It’s a beach town, right on the coast, and Atlantic City, New Jersey has seen hurricanes and the remnants of several once-powerful hurricanes, some resulting in heavy damage…..
Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Cape May has a humid subtropical climate typical of New Jersey with warm summers and cool winters. The Cape May area is brushed or hit about every three years by a….
Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, and is located where the Christina River and Brandywine Creek meet, very near to where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is one of the major cities in Delaware. While Delaware is not commonly thought to be a state hit by hurricanes, the….
The state of Delaware often experiences the direct effects of the landfall of North Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes, and sustains damage from the remnants of some Pacific storms. Heavy rainfall and high winds are common, as are riptides and heavy surf and flooding during tropical storms. At least 108 tropical storms or hurricanes have….
Cold winter weather is on the way, and you’ve begun the process of preparing your home for the winter months ahead. You’ve done all the winterizing chores that you do every year; you’ve caulked around windows and doors, you’ve weather-stripped, you’ve cut back trees and branches that might fall on your home, and you’ve made….