Canarsie homeowners hit hard by Sandy keep eye on Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean, people in the area hit hard by Superstorm Sandy nearly three years ago are keeping a close

In 2012 when the storm ravaged the east coast, the basements and lower levels of many homes in Canarsie flooded.

In 2012 when the storm ravaged the east coast, the basements and lower levels of many homes in Canarsie flooded. (10/1/15)

BROOKLYN - As Hurricane Joaquin strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean, people in the area hit hard by Superstorm Sandy nearly three years ago are keeping a close eye on the storm's path.

The basements and lower levels of many homes in Canarsie flooded in 2012 when the storm ravaged the East Coast.

One woman who bought her home in Canarsie right after Superstorm Sandy says she had to gut it and renovate it, and says the idea of possibly having to do that again is very stressful.

News 12 spoke with other people in Canarsie who are remaining optimistic that Hurricane Joaquin won't follow in Superstorm Sandy's footsteps.

There remains a chance that the hurricane could completely miss the area, but wet weather is still on its way due to an approaching nor'easter.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
A group of Brooklyn children marched on Borough 2 BK kids march in protest of travel ban
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 3 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists
Animal rights activists continued to protest outside the 4 Protesters gather outside Ringling Bros. Circus
Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/24 to 2/26 5 Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/24 to 2/26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE