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BC Transit Buses Stopped by Sandy

BC Transit bus operations were suspended Monday because of the storm.

According to the county, the last outbound buses were to leave the downtown Binghamton bus station at Chenango and Henry streets at 6 p

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Allison Shelley/Getty Images

Thousands of NYSEG Customers Without Power

More than 12,000 New York State Electric and Gas customers were without electric service early this afternoon.

The utility reported 12,635 customers were affected by outages. Most were in Westchester County, where almost 4,000 had no electric service

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome State of Emergency Ends at 4:30 am

The powerful storm resulted in states of emergency in Binghamton-area counties.

A State of Emergency has been declared in Broome County, starting at four o'clock Monday afternoon.

County Executive Debra Preston's office announced the declaration at noon

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Photo: Getty Images

Hurricane Sandy Intensifying As It Approaches East Coast

The latest advisory from the National Weather Service Hurricane Center shows that Sandy is intensifying as it begins to turn towards the Eastern Seaboard.

The NWS says that the maximum sustained winds of the storm have increased to 90 miles per hour

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Sandy Updates LIVE on News Radio 1290 WNBF

News Radio 1290 WNBF will keep you informed with the latest emergency information and closings related to Sandy.

If you must travel, use caution. We'll be updating storm-related information to keep you and your family safe

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Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City
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Hurricane Sandy Spinning Toward East Coast

New York, New Jersey and other coastal states announced evacuations of citizens living in low-lying coastal areas on Sunday, as Hurricane Sandy and an accompanying storm surge threatened the East Coast of the United States.

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Last Day To Prepare For Hurricane Sandy

While Hurricane Sandy churns up the Eastern Seaboard, Southern Tier residents find themselves with only a few more hours to prepare for the impacts of this large and powerful storm.

While the exact affects of Sandy on the Southern Tier aren't known, according to the National Weather Service, we can expect a long period of strong winds and heavy rain

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

High Wind Warning and Flood Watch Today

The National Weather Service Binghamton office has posted a high wind warning and a flood watch for the region.
The HIGH WIND WARNING is scheduled to be in effect from 2 p.m. Monday through 5 p.m. Tuesday

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Photo: Getty Images

Red Cross Ready to Respond to Sandy

It is still too early to determine what impact now Hurricane Sandy will have on the Southern Tier of New York, but officials at the American Red Cross say that you should take action now to prepare for the storm

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Braces for High Winds, Heavy Rain

The Binghamton area may wind up being hit with some of the highest winds as what's now Hurricane Sandy hits the northeastern United States.

David Nicosia, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service at Greater Binghamton Airport, says "this is a tough one" for forecasters because "we haven't seen something like this

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