The LMTV is a highly capable truck designed to move anything anywhere for the military. They're also popular rescue vehicles because of their ability to drive in high water. But, as the NJ National Guard discovered during the Hurricane Irene aftermath, and as shown in this video, there are limits.
Even Hurricane Irene wasn't enough to stop a few surfing and waterskiing enthusiasts from hitting the waves on summer's penultimate weekend — even if it meant riding some floodwaters while towed behind a car.
Sam Ewen, the brilliant mind behind 2007's Mooninite Boston bomb scare, sent in this photo of the horrific devastation from Hurricane Irene in Brooklyn.
While walking along South Street on lower Manhattan's east side to inspect damage from Hurricane Irene, I found huge pools of water at a few of the intersections. It wasn't water inundation from New York's East River so much as it was runoff from the overpass, flowing down into already-overburdened storm sewers.
With Hurricane Irene barreling toward New York City, I've decided to stay behind in my Manhattan Financial District apartment — located smack-dab in the middle of "Evacuation Zone A." Keep refreshing this page as I live-blog the storm from my perch above lower Manhattan providing either the first pictures of Hurricane…
Below is a video of WTTG's Tucker Barnes casually giving a live report on Hurricane Irene today from Ocean City, Maryland while drenched in what he described as "organic matter" that "doesn't taste great." I wonder why it didn't taste great?
It looks as though "The Full Shilling," a bar located on Pearl St. here in Lower Manhattan's now deserted Financial District is the first casualty in Hurricane Irene's war on New York City. And... never mind damage photos — I've got video!
This photo from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) shows something never seen - and certainly not on what should be a busy Saturday afternoon in August: an empty Grand Central Station. With all transit in the New York area closed, the terminal is a big empty barn. If you're watching TV news they'll…
From the annals of dumb things people do when scared comes this photo snapped by a New York Daily News reader.
This just in from our New York City hall reporter (and by "our" city hall reporter, I mean the New York Times city hall reporter): New York City will shut down all subways and buses at noon on Saturday — according to Governor Cuomo.
There's only so many ways off the island of Manhattan. With Hurricane Irene bearing down on New York, here's seven secret (or at least semi-secret) ways to make like Snake Plissken and escape from New York to the mainland before the storm hits. Also, what to do if you don't have time to escape.
Escape Route #1: Bike out
Did you hear? Hurricane Irene is going to slam into New York City like Lindsay Lohan slamming into the sidewalk in front of a nightclub. It's going to be horrible! But we're sure you can make it through if you prepare adequately. Here's how.