Tropical Storm Isaias Spurs NYC to Deploy Temporary Flood Barriers

NYC to deploy temporary flood barriers, de Blasio says city ‘not taking any chances’

Inflatable flood protection barriers were set up in Lower Manhattan on Monday as New York City officials are preparing for any possible storm surge from Tropical Storm Isaias.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said that a tropical storm warning is now in effect for the nation’s largest city, with the potential for winds gusting up to 70 mph and several inches of rain.

“We are not taking any chances at all,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

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NYC sets up hydro-dam in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaias

NYC sets up hydro-dam in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaias

New York City has started preparing for Tropical Storm Isaias that could hit the Big Apple with 70mph winds, the strongest since Superstorm Sandy, as forecasters warn that the storm is still expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before hitting the Carolinas on Monday.

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New York City Preparing For Possible Flooding In South Street Seaport

New York City Preparing For Possible Flooding In South Street Seaport

New York City preparing for possible flooding from hurricane Isaias.

The storm is expected to arrive late Monday night, bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds. Coastal flooding and power outages are possible.Tiger Dam™ is preparing their emergency dam systems in advance as part of the cities interim flood protections program in case of extreme flooding.

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Manhattan Trying to Fund Flood Protection Plan

Five and a half years after Hurricane Sandy ravaged Lower Manhattan the city is still trying to raise funds to implement its storm-protection project know as Manhattan Tip.

The project would wrap the waterfront with some physical deterrent to fight against storm surges.

Read more about this ongoing problem and the part Tiger Dams™ and US Flood Control are playing to remedy it in this article by Bill Egbert https://bit.ly/2scZSRT online at www.downtownexpress.com.

 

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