Posts Tagged ‘superstorm Sandy’

Hurricane Sandy Social Media Resources – October 30

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Videos

Aerial View of New Jersey Coast Line After Hurricane Sandy
http://youtu.be/sRAdgh9VH0o (National Guard)

Sandy Fans Queens Inferno
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/7886178/Video-Sandy-fans-Queens-inferno (Reuters)

Crews Working to Restore Power to Area After Sandy
http://news.yahoo.com/video/philadelphiacbs3-15751053/crews-working-to-restore-power-to-area-after-sandy-31000340.html (Yahoo! News)

NYC Tunnels and Subways Flooded
http://youtu.be/3DPfLHQoSRs (Fox News)

Hurricane Sandy Flooding Above Cars (East River, Manhattan)
http://youtu.be/ZOKIkW6uAJ4 (Weather Channel)

Superstorm Sandy: the economic impact
http://youtu.be/4YC3rcACdP0 (France24)

Video of Explosion at NYC Con Edison Plant
http://youtu.be/aX0sbp1hK-A (ABC News)

Empty Times Square
http://youtu.be/1WqopCHrR6A (saraellison)

Twitter Trends/Hashtags

FEMA
#sandy
#sandy #nyc
#sandy Toronto
#nj
New Jersey

Twitter Handles

IEMNews (@IEMNews)
Red Cross NortheastMA (@RedCrossNEMA)
National Guard (@USNationalGuard)
National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic)
HHSGov (@HHSGov)
NYC OEM – Notify NYC (#NotifyNYC)
Philadelphia OEM (@PhilaOEM)
Baltimore OEM (@BaltimoreOEM)
City of Boston OEM (@AlertBoston)

Photos

Hurricane Sandy Board @ Pinterest /IEMNews
http://pinterest.com/iemnews/hurricane-sandy/

Hurricane Sandy Slams into Eastern U.S.
http://www.bloomberg.com/slideshow/2012-10-29/new-york-east-coast-brace-for-hurricane-sandy.html (Bloomberg)

Superstorm Sandy
http://news.yahoo.com/photos/hurricane-sandy-1351517288-slideshow/ (Yahoo!)

Superstorm Sandy hits the US north-east – in pictures
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2012/oct/30/superstorm-sandy-new-york-in-pictures (Guardian)

Hurricane Sandy Social Media Resources – October 29

Monday, October 29th, 2012
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy – October 29, 9am ET – National Weather Service

Author: Disaster Social Network, IEM

Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 storm that is quickly becoming a “superstorm,” due to the prediction of colliding with a cold front. As the storm approaches the East Coast today, the storm is expected to produce massive storm surges, flooding, coastal hurricane winds, and Appalachian snows.  IEM is monitoring social media accounts of the disaster for the most current and relevant information available

Links to twitter, blogs, picture and video accounts are provided through the links below.

Twitter Accounts:

@twc_hurricane
@NHC_Atlantic
@wunderground
@NewsWorksWHYY
@alroker
@capitalweather
@JimCantore
@cnnbrk
@CityofNewarkNJ
@brucejohnson9
@Toppersweather
@wusa9

Trends:
#Sandy
#HurricaneSandy
#SandyNJ
#SandyNY
#sandyinphilly
#SandyDC
#SandyMD
#SandyVA
#Frankenstorm
Posts & News:

Hurricane Sandy Situational Maps & Satellite Imagery – See collection of maps, satellite imagery, radar, and twitter feeds

Sandy Public Information ESRI Map – See the real-time effects of the storm via social media posts.

Google’s Crisis Map for Sandy – Includes shelters, public alerts, some social media, etc.

City-by-City Impact Estimates

CNN Coverage Blog – Breaking news updates on Hurricane Sandy

Side-by-Side Comparison of Hurricanes Sandy and Irene

List of Webcams on the East Coast

Evacuations, Shutdowns on East Coast before Storm

Hurricane Sandy’s Top 5: What You Need to Know

National Capital Region Alerts and Information

John Hopkins University modeling: 10 Million Could Lose Power

Sandy Prompts Airlines to Cancel 6,800 Flights

 

IEM will continue to monitor social media coverage as Hurricane Sandy affects the eastern United States.