Eric Holthaus—New York faces possibly the most intense storm in its history

Posted by Kendall Harmon

As we’ve all heard by now, there is a big storm brewing on the East Coast. Looking at the latest weather models, that may be a bit of an understatement.

The National Weather Service has labelled the hybrid gyre that may result from the merging of Hurricane Sandy and a Midwest snowstorm a “Frankenstorm.” When it hits, the storm could have truly scary implications befitting the Halloween holiday it will coincide with....

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Filed under: * Culture-WatchHistoryUrban/City Life and Issues* General InterestNatural Disasters: Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, etc.

Posted October 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. NewTrollObserver wrote:

Some forecasters are calling this combination of weather factors ‘Frankenstorm’ because of the close proximity to Halloween,” officials with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., wrote in a storm update today (Oct. 26). “However, because Sandy is a woman’s name, the storm could be considered a ‘bride of Frankenstorm.’”

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