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The Green Word

A hurricane is coming to the Atlantic coast of North America.  Nothing new for this time of the year… that’s why they call it “Hurricane Season”!  However, this hurricane (which goes by the name Sandy) is set to combine with a winter storm from the continental US.  The resulting enormous storm has been described as a “Frankenstorm”, and a “Perfect storm”.  Or, as Brian Norcross of the Weather Channel put it,

This is a beyond-strange situation. It’s unprecedented and bizarre.

Where ever this storm hits, it is expected to cause incredible amounts of damage, not only because of wind but because of massive  amounts of rain.  According to meterologist Paul Douglas, “Sandy will be a prodigious rain-maker, with some 6-10” rainfall amounts well inland, capable of severe flash flooding 1-2 days after landfall.”  Combine that with a full moon and power winds and you also get very dangerous storms surges…

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  1. 2012/10/28 6:39 am

    Thanks for posting Christine. Reconsidering wheather I will go headlong into this. Safe travels.

  2. 2012/11/06 6:07 am

    It is really nice the way you have explained the formation of the Frankenstorm. Thank you so much for the detailed information.

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