It may not have made a direct hit on Maryland, but Hurricane …
NEW YORK - Video posted online shows a New York reporter being swept away by a wave while covering Hurricane Irene over the weekend.
“Hey everyone. Don't worry! We are being safe. The boardwalk is breaking though as the waves come crashing through,” posted News 12 Long Island’s Erin Colton on her Facebook page.
Colton was doing a live report on the Atlantic coast as a part of her station’s hurricane coverage when the surge of water carried her away.
In the video, you can see Colton taking extreme measures to keep the microphone above water – and it looks like she succeeded.
The video of her incident was aired on the CBS Evening News Sunday.
(If accessing via mobile, go to this site: http://youtu.be/mjbtYVFZXjs
Copyright 2011 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Hurricane News
ABC2 and our partner, WeatherBug, have team up to bring you the most advanced network of live weather cameras from across the state.
Don't make one of these 5 mistakes when donating to charity after a natural disaster.
At about 5 p.m. Friday the center of what was previously Tropical Storm Andrea was over North Carolina and losing definition.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for several coastal areas of Maryland.
The potential for flooding has led to a Flash Flood Watch for the entire viewing area and a Coastal Flood Advisory for
How could Tropical Storm Andrea impact us in Maryland? Here's our 10 a.m. update.
Andrea might not be the one that knocks out the electricity for days, but the next storm could be different.