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November 8th, 2012
07:08 AM ET

VIDEO: Powerful nor'easter batters Sandy victims – Rob Marciano reports

Rob Marciano on the extent of damage from a nor'easter that dumped up to 8" of snow on areas hard hit by Sandy.


Filed under: Nor'easter • Weather
October 24th, 2012
06:35 AM ET

Jamaica, southern U.S. brace for TS Sandy – Rob Marciano has the latest track

From "This Just In" blog:

A strengthening Tropical Storm Sandy is closing on Jamaica, bringing blustery winds and bouts of rain to the island.

Early Wednesday, Sandy was kicking up winds of 70 mph and was about 120 miles south of Kingston, Jamaica. The National Hurricane Center in Miami expects the storm to become a hurricane by Wednesday afternoon. A storm becomes a hurricane when its winds get to 74 mph.

The forecast map shows Sandy reaching eastern Cuba by early Thursday before heading to the Bahamas. Tropical storm and hurricane warnings are up across the region. It's not expected to hit the United States.

This morning on "Early Start," Rob Marciano details the latest track for tropical storm Sandy.

READ MORE: Tropical Storm Sandy heads for Jamaica, gets stronger


Filed under: Weather
August 28th, 2012
06:13 AM ET

Mobile, Ala. prepares for Isaac – Mayor Sam Jones on planned evacuations and precautions

Mobile, Ala. Mayor Sam Jones on how his city is preparing for tropical storm Isaac.


Filed under: Isaac • Weather
August 27th, 2012
07:13 AM ET

Florida concerns for Isaac moves from Keys to Panhandle

Florida Emergency Management director Bryan Koon says tropical storm Isaac could cause damage to Fla. panhandle.


Filed under: Isaac • Weather
August 27th, 2012
06:24 AM ET

Isaac could wreak havoc on gas, oil – Christine Romans on how production and prices could be affected

Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Thousands in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were being told early Monday to leave their Gulf Coast homes ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac as forecasters warned it was gaining strength as it followed the same path Hurricane Katrina took seven years earlier.

The governors of the three states each declared a state of emergency, with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordering mandatory evacuations to begin at 8 a.m. for residents who live along the coast and for those in some low-lying areas inland.

Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico are already being suspended at some facilities because of the approaching storm. How will oil production and gas prices be affected by the impending storm?

This morning on "Early Start," Christine Romans looks at how tropical storm Isaac could hamper oil production and cause gas prices to spike.


Filed under: Minding Your Business • Weather
August 24th, 2012
07:20 AM ET

Florida's Monroe County considering resident evacuations ahead of Isaac

Irene Toner, Monroe County director of Emergency Management, on how her county is preparing for tropical storm Irene.


Filed under: Weather
August 24th, 2012
06:42 AM ET

VIDEO: Security, storm prep in focus for Republican National convention – Brian Todd reports

Brian Todd looks at the security concerns and storm preps in Tampa ahead of the Republican National Convention.

August 24th, 2012
05:36 AM ET

Tropical storm Isaac threatens Haiti with up to 12 inches of rain – CNN's Gary Tuchman reports from Port-Au-Prince on the challenge of alerting residents

(CNN) - Tropical Storm Isaac marched toward Haiti on Friday, posing a danger to the nation nearly three years after a devastating earthquake left hundreds of thousands living in camps.

Isaac is expected to whip the Caribbean nation with gale-force winds and stinging rain.

A National Hurricane Center forecast map shows the storm making landfall in the Dominican Republic on Friday morning before churning its way through Haiti over the course of the day. The neighboring nations share the island of Hispaniola.

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians are still living in camps with tents as their only shelters following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in January 2010.

Isaac was 230 miles southeast of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early Friday. It had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, the hurricane center in Miami said, calling the storm "poorly organized."

Rainfall accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are expected, with maximum amounts of 20 inches possible over Hispaniola.

This morning on "Early Start," Gary Tuchmann reports live from Port-Au-Prince with the latest on how Haiti is preparing, and the communication challenges in alerting residents that Isaac is set to hit the island.

READ MORE: Tropical Storm Isaac sets eye on Haiti, Dominican Republic


Filed under: Haiti • Weather
August 24th, 2012
05:30 AM ET

VIDEO: Haiti, Cuba and Fla. bracing for Isaac – Rob Marciano has latest storm track

Rob Marciano has the latest advisory and anticipated track for tropical storm Isaac.


Filed under: Weather
August 22nd, 2012
10:15 AM ET

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says town is preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac if it hits during Republican National Convention

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn on preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac, which may hit during the Republican Natl. Convention.


Filed under: 2012 election • Politics • Weather
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