Skip to comments.Hurricane Irene New York: Top 5 Dangers Of A Hurricane In The City
Posted on 08/25/2011 2:41:30 PM PDT by blam
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They didn’t mention the rampant, aggressive consumerism? (what they used to call looting?) :)
"So, I ask, are we ready for this possibility [Hurricane Irene], New York?
Nothing new here. They're used to this.
If you have a car, go fill it up with gas and buy some five-gallon cans and fill them up, too.
One good thing is - FNC wont have to shell out big bucks to get Shep there!
On the other hand, the damn place could use a good washing.
You are on an island, get the hell out of there.
Nothing new here, either.
Add to all of the above, high tide in the northeast is Sunday early evening, and the new moon (the highest tides) are on Sunday night, Monday
Someday a real rain will come...
I saw this scenario on The Weather Channel’s show “It Could Happen Tomorrow,” a month or so ago.
A direct hit on NYC would be an unmitigated disaster. It’s impossible for me to imagine how the city, and the national economy, would survive it.
If you think about how long it has taken to start rebuilding Ground Zero, just imagine how impossible it will be to rebuild New York’s infrastructure.
I am scared to death about this storm, and pray for the safety of NYC (and the rest of the east coast).
I can’t believe that my fellow Freepers are making flippant remarks about what will truly be a devastating national tragedy if it comes to pass.
7) More deficit spending!
No one wants to see the city destroyed... the sad fact is many NY’ers will be too arrogant to leave. And we thought New Orleans was bad. Could be bigger than Big Kat back in 2005.
being declared a chocolate city
Not really. This is the disaster Krugman has been waiting for. Stimulus money, new jobs, right?
As much as I detest the NY attitude so many New Yorkers display, this could really be devastating to the entire country.
NYC and all of the east coast are in my thoughts and prayers.
You forgot the milk and bread. Even if you are lactose intolerant and have celiac disease you must buy two gallons of milk and two loaves of bread.
“If you have a car,”
One has to ask that if one lives in NYC...
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