Skip to comments.Hurricane SANDY Public Advisory
Posted on 10/28/2012 3:07:37 PM PDT by SubMareener
...SANDY EXPECTED TO BRING LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE FLOODING TO THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST...INCLUDING LONG ISLAND SOUND AND NEW YORK HARBOR... ...WILL BRING COASTAL HURRICANE WINDS AND HEAVY APPALACHIAN SNOWS...
(Excerpt) Read more at nhc.noaa.gov ...
I think all my friends that live on Long Island have evacuated. At least I hope they have.
I’m just a few miles away from Coney Island, and they’ve been evacuated.
Snows... good grief. I’m camped here in northwest Maryland, never thought I’d see that.
We have Winter Storm Warnings flashinng across the TV screen here in East Tennessee. Expecting significant wet snowfall. Went out and blew the heavy leaf covering off my driveway yesterday evening, to make it possible to get traction through the wet snow if need be. High winds are also predicted, so snow will probably be ‘sticking’ to even the stop signs.
Have a daughter in Hoboken ...just scared to death for her. She’s oblivious to the danger, of course ...think her work, however, is going to get her out of there tonight, hopefully to a hotel somewhere north.
What is it with young people? They just NEVER think a single bad thing is ever going to happen to them! Drives me nuts with my kids!
>>What is it with young people? They just NEVER think a single bad thing is ever going to happen to them! Drives me nuts with my kids!<<
As you did with your parents.
Am under a mandatory evacuation from Flood Zone A in downtown Manhattan. We left last night and are comfortably in our BOL.
Okay, I’ll admit, I haven’t been following this storm, but just checked over at one of the weather sites. I expected it to be a Cat 5 the way it’s being talked about. But it’s a Cat 1 with rain expected in the 8 inches range. Last TS we had, we were up near 17 inches of rain.
I’m in Florida and a Cat 1 is usually a minor inconvenience, break out the generator because you’ll probably lose power, but destruction from a Cat 1 isn’t too much of a concern.
So somebody enlighten me...why is this storm different as I guess it is since there’s so much hype surrounding it.
(and why do people think it’ll affect voting, we’re not voting till a week after this storm hits.)
I’m not trying to be snarky, just don’t get it.
Nobody except the worry warts get this. Get a Rain Barrel.
Go get your milk and bread, Gas up your car, Buy an umbrella.
Everything is hyped to the max these days.
My favorite is watching some hyperventilating idiot on the PMSNBC Weather Channel wearing mega-storm gear doing a live report and a family dressed in shorts and t-shirts casually saunters by in the background.
All this hype, hype, hype. Why it was one year ago tomorrow that I got half a foot of slush in my yard and lost power for a week because every other tree in the whole damn state came down. Yet there were no headlines about the apocalypse back then.
I'm thinking the Obama-controlled media want to take the Benghazi thing off the front page and maybe create an opening for some election mischief that would benefit Obama.
I haven’t seen the latest from Nags Head but I’m sure they are there. OMG it’s gonna rain then snow, it must be global warming!
Haven’t you been reading/watching the news? LOL! Here’s one story:
Take your tropical storm...drop the pressure into the upper 940 MB (by landfall)...your avg TS is about 990-1005...make it about 10X larger in size wind wise...add 12' storm surges...as compared to your 2-4' in a tropical storm....and make the area impacted by damaging surge 20X larger...and now put yourself in sustained tropical storm winds for over 24 hours.
Now knock out the power.
Irene, much poo-pooed here by ignorant Freepers...caused $15 BILLION in damage. This will cover a MUCH larger area and be much more destructive with the surge. I expect damages to top $20 Billion. Did your tropical storm do that?
Get it now?
Can you answer my question or not?
It’s pretty rough on Hatteras Island to the south of Nags Head. They’ll get their share I’m sure. But, water temps begin to drop pretty quickly past Hatteras. Storms usually lose steam over cold water.
I haven’t been there for some time but those folks didn’t go anywhere. If NY wants to shut down for rain they have truly created a populace dependent on everything GOVERNMENT!
But the National Hurricane Center steadfastly refuses to issue Hurricane Watches or Warnings for Delmarva and New Jersey:
(from the 5:00 PM “discussion”)
AS NOTED IN PREVIOUS ADVISORIES...TO AVOID A HIGHLY DISRUPTIVE CHANGE FROM TROPICAL TO NON-TROPICAL WARNINGS WHEN SANDY BECOMES
POST-TROPICAL...THE WIND HAZARD NORTH OF THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING
AREA WILL CONTINUE TO BE CONVEYED THROUGH HIGH WIND WATCHES AND
WARNINGS ISSUED BY LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES.
Bottom line: People aren’t going to take a “high wind warning” nearly as seriously as a watch or warning with the H-word.
One wonders what federal assistance is automatically triggered by use of the word “hurricane”?
Could this be a way to punish Chris Christie?
Sandy is all the fault of the Weather Channel for posting a video insulting to low pressure systems.
Maria Molina is a nice distraction.
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