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Hurricane Irene Brings Flooding to East Coast


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Hurricane Flooding - Palm Tree in High WindNYP-Corp is a leading manufacturer and distributor of emergency sandbags and we are constantly looking for better ways to serve and protect communities from flood conditions. We even created a hurricane tracking page on NYP’s main site to help our customers stay better informed.

With Hurricane Irene churning her way up the East Coast of the United States, coastal flooding is a concern. Even if Irene fails to make landfall, tidal flooding  and the storm surge will be a serious problem. Residents of east coast cities like Atlantic Beach and Wilmington have not forgotten that storm surge from a hurricane can easily reach as high as 10 feet. North Carolina’s Outer Banks are already being evacuated as the storm approaches. (more…)