posted on Oct, 26 2012 @ 01:40 PM
AGAIN...it is not the wind speed, i.e. storm category, that is the issue here.
A small CAT 5 hurricane moving fast might not even produce that much storm surge. BUT a big @ss storm like Sandy can really stir up the ocean and
cause a lot of surge, especially if the tides are right, which they will be.
ALSO, it is the sheer amount of rain that she is going to dump that will be a problem.
Because it is Fall season, trees are weaker everywhere in that region.
And with the cold front that is bringing its own moisture and energy combining with Sandy, the combined Franken system is going to stall out for
awhile over the NE.
Look, if these other systems were not going to collide with Sandy, then I would totally agree with the notion that this storm is not going to be a
You have to take into consideration that it is not one storm! And I know that some of the media outlets like The Weather Channel are going to do
whatever they can do to get more ratings out of this. But I dont think NOAA gives a damn about ratings, and they are worried.
They are not worried about the cold front, nor are they worried about Sandy. THE ISSUE is the combination of these storms, plus the high tides of a
Rather than say, OMG everyone is going to die, or OMG these wimps are freaking...it is way to better to go..holy $#!& these two storms are gonna
collide and anyone in its path should be prepared for the worst case!