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Weather Natural Disasters

  • Storm's Effect on the Capitol

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the storm is bringing Washington, DC to a standstill, as schools and government agencies remain closed.

  • East Coast Grinds to a Halt as Superstorm Sandy Nears

    Hurricane Sandy began veering as predicted early Monday on a path that would take it over Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York putting it on a path that could endanger 50 million people.

  • Where Will Sandy Hit Next?

    The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes provides the latest details on Sandy's project path.

  • Sandy and the Retail Blame Game

    Here we go again, the hurricane retail trade ideas are swirling around just like the gusts of Sandy’s wind. But here's the reality check: storms do not help retailers with bad business models.

  • 'Frankenstorm' Threat Launches Mass Evacuations

    It seems likely that Sandy will impose greater destruction of property, and add to that the loss of about two days commercial activity, spread over a week across 25 percent of the economy, an initial estimate of the economic losses imposed by Sandy is about $35 to 45 billion.

  • September's Personal Income Up 0.4%

    Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, has the latest numbers on the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, an update on the storm as it heads for lower Manhattan, from CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Home Depot's Emergency Preparedness

    Doug Spiron, Home Depot emerging response captain, explains how the big box retailer has prepared stores for the storm and the cleanup.

  • Hurricane Sandy Shuts Down Stock Trading

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the storm's surge along New Jersey's coast; and The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa tracks Sandy's high winds. Also, crunching the numbers on the potential damage and its impact on insurance, with Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis Corp, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance senior columnist.

  • NYSE Closes For Storm

    Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO, reveals how Wall Street is prepared for Hurricane Sandy.

  • Hurricane Grinds Travel to a Halt

    CNBC'S Phil LeBeau has the latest details on transportation delays, as airlines cancel flights, bridges and tunnels close, and Amtrak closes nearly all its passenger rail services on the East Coast.

  • This Storm is Not 'Normal'

    An update on the latest details of Hurricane Sandy, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, and Michael Hervey, Long Island Power Authority COO, explains why this storm is different from other hurricanes.

  • Sandy's Impact on Our Nation's Ports

    A look at how the hurricane will impact America's outgoing shipments of coal, corn and soybeans, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Hurricane Sandy Hits Retail Sector

    Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance senior columnist, and The Weather Channel's Paul Walsh discuss the storm's impact on retailers and other sectors of the market.

  • Sandy's Impact on Delaware

    Gov. Jack Markell, (D-DE) talks about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the state of Delaware.

  • East Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    The latest update on the record storm, as Battery Park prepares for possible major flooding, with Todd Gross, The Weather Channel, and CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Long Island Braces For Storm Surge

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Hurricane Sandy from Montauk, New York.

  • New Jersey Powering Up For the Storm

    Ralph LaRossa, PSE&G president & COO, explains how his power company is preparing to handle a storm of this magnitude as it heads to the Garden State.

  • Record Storm Heads to New Jersey

    An update on what looks like one of the most severe storms surges on record to hit New Jersey's shores, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Flights Grounded By Weather

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports over 7,200 flights have been cancelled, as many airlines prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

  • Markets Switch to Electronic Trading

    The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes provides an update on the storm, as the NYSE is closed and Hurricane Sandy approaches New York City. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports about the decision to close the market and conduct electronic trading today.