Superstorm Sandy delivers a devastating blow to the U.S.

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 3:23 PM GMT on October 30, 2012

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In a stunning spectacle of atmospheric violence, Superstorm Sandy roared ashore in New Jersey last night with sustained winds of 90 mph and a devastating storm surge that crippled coastal New Jersey and New York. Sandy's record size allowed the historic storm to bring extreme weather to over 100 million Americans, from Chicago to Maine and from Michigan to Florida. Sandy's barometric pressure at landfall was 946 mb, tying the Great Long Island Express Hurricane of 1938 as the most powerful storm ever to hit the Northeast U.S. north of Cape Hatteras, NC. New York City experienced its worst hurricane since its founding in 1624, as Sandy's 9-foot storm surge rode in on top of a high tide to bring water levels to 13.88' at The Battery, smashing the record 11.2' water level recorded during the great hurricane of 1821. Damage from Superstorm Sandy will likely be in the tens of billions, making the storm one of the five most expensive disasters in U.S. history.


Figure 1. Morning satellite image of Superstorm Sandy taken at 10 am EDT Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Image credit: NASA GSFC.


Figure 2. Sandy's storm surge (green line) at New York City hit 9' near 9 pm EDT, right when water levels due to high tide (blue line.) The total storm tide (red line) reached 13.88 above Mean Lower Low Water, an all-time record for NYC. Image credit: NOAA Tides and Currents.


Figure 3. Storm surge forced the Delaware River in Philadelphia to a crest of 10.62 feet at 4 a.m. EDT this morning, breaking the previous record of 10.50 feet set Apr. 17, 2011 and Nov. 25, 1950. Image credit: NOAA.

Sandy sets all-time low pressure records
Sandy's impact has been so severe over such a wide area that it is difficult to adequately document the event. I'll start with some of the major cities that set all-time low pressure records during Sandy, with the new record followed by the old record and date of occurrence (thanks go to wunderground weather historian Christopher C. Burt for putting this list together):

Atlantic City, NJ: 28.01"/948mb 28.37"/961mb 3/6/1932

Philadelphia, PA: 28.12"/953mb 28.43"/963mb 3/13/1993

Harrisburg, PA: 28.46"/964mb 28.62"/969mb 1/3/1913

Scranton, PA: 28.69"/971mb 28.72"/973mb 2/25/1965

Trenton, NJ: 28.31"/958mb 28.43"/963mb 3/13/1993

Baltimore, MD: 28.49"/965mb 28.68"/971mb 3/3/1932

Harrisburg, PA: 28.46"/964mb 28.62"/969mb 1/3/1913

Cities that came close to setting their all-time low pressure record:

Newark, NJ: 28.51"/965mb 28.45"/963 3/13/1993

New York, NY: 28.53"/966mb 28.38"/961mb 3/1/1914

Washington D.C. 28.63"/969mb 28.54/966mb 3/13/1993

Lynchburg, VA: 29.12"/986mb 28.84"/977mb 3/6/1932

Elkins, WV: 29.22"/989mb 28.85"/977mb 2/25/1965

Sandy's snows
Sandy's snows have clobbered the town of Davis, WV with an estimated 26 - 28" of snow. Most of the town is without power, and winds are blowing 20 - 30 mph with 40 mph gusts. Sandy brought the snowiest October day on record to both Elkins, WV (7" of snow) and Bluefield, WV (4.7".)


Video 1. Multiple trees fall during powerful gusts during Superstorm Sandy's landfall in New Jersey Monday evening (warming: foul language.)

There's so much more to say about Sandy--including how the storm may have been influenced by climate change--but I'll save this for later posts, as it's time to get something posted.

Angela Fritz has a 2:30 pm EDT post that discusses the latest on Sandy's impact and forecast.

Jeff Masters

Hurricane Sandy (Biskitten)
Amazing waves at high tide and the storm is just beginning here in Seacoast NH!
Hurricane Sandy
Downed Sycamore (deltabird)
Weehawken NJ
Downed Sycamore
Davis, West Virginia - 4 PM (beaudodson)
Snow increasing in intensity.
Davis, West Virginia - 4 PM
Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI (JudyGray)
Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI
Harlem, NYC (ArsenalNYC)
Part of the roof of my building ripped off during Hurricane Sandy and landed on two cars across the street
Harlem, NYC

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it is strange weather here today...it is now noon and the temps in Charleston, SC have just now hit 50 degrees...unseasonably cold for us...
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Quoting nigel20:

Thanks for the info guys! That's quite a bit of snow for October.


second year in a row that Elk Garden has had snow for Halloween...it is not good in either area, no power at all

Wyoming co where my family lives probably wont have it for days and days...

nigel, email me here on WU and will give you info as i get it if you want me to
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Thanks Jeff.
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India Meteorological Department
Tropical Cyclone Advisory #13
CYCLONIC STORM NILAM (BOB02-2012)
17:30 PM IST October 30 2012
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Cyclone Warning For North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry And Adjoining South Andhra Pradesh Coasts

Orange Message

At 12:00 PM UTC, Cyclonic Storm Nilam remained practically stationary and lays near 9.5N 82.0E, or about 450 km south southeast of Chennai, India and 130 km north northeast of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. The system would likely move north northwestward and cross northern Tamil Nadu and adjoining southern Andhra Pradesh coast by the evening of October 31st.

According to satellite imagery, The Dvorak intensity of Nilam is 2.5. Associated broken intense to very intense convection lies over Sri Lanka, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin, Palk Strait, Tamil Nadu, adjoining Rayalseema, southwest adjoining west central Bay of Bengal between 7.0N to 11.5N west of 83.0E.

3 minute sustained winds near the center is 40 knots gusting up to 50 knots. The central pressure of Nilam is 996 hPa. The state of the sea is high around the center of the cyclone.

Considering the environmental features, the sea surface temperature is about 29-30C. Over south Bay of Bengal. The ocean thermal energy is >80 kj/cm2 around the system center. The Madden Julian Oscillation index currently lies over phase 2. As per statistical and numerical weather prediction model predictions, it is expected to lie in phase 2 during next 3 days. An anticyclonic circulation lies over central Bay of Bengal (northeast of system center). The upper tropospheric ridge lies along 15.0N The low level convergence, upper level divergence and relative vorticity remained same during past six hours and the vertical wind shear has decreased between 200 and 850 HPA levels and is moderate ( 5-10 knots) around system center. 24 hours wind shear tendency shows decreasing trend of the order of 10 knots over west central Bay of Bengal off Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coast.

Forecast and Intensity
=======================
12 HRS: 10.7N 81.3E - 45 knots (Cyclonic Storm)
36 HRS: 13.8N 79.3E - 30 knots (Deep Depression)
48 HRS: 15.3N 78.3E - Low Pressure Area
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In contrast to many of the events that have been happening south of us, in Ottawa and surrounding areas it is sunny and very warm... like, tropical warm. For this time of year, it's quite rare. It's also rather humid, but I suppose "tropical warm" and "humid" go hand in hand. They say the rain isn't supposed to make its way in until later tonight, but it's still quite gusty here, there are Halloween decorations dancing in the streets.

I know that reports are still coming in, and there will still be a while until just the sheer extent of the damage wrought by Sandy is known, but I suppose it could always be worse; it seems as though most made it out alive, and the worst is over.
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Quoting tiggeriffic:


i have family in Wyoming Co WV (southern point where WV, VA, KY meet), they had about 8" at 9am

my friends in Elk Garden(NE panhandle) have well over a foot and still blizzard conditions at 11am
Quoting BrickellBreeze:


..WEST VIRGINIA...
DAVIS 23.0
BAYARD 19.0
TERRA ALTA 1N 18.0
WEBSTER SPINGS 17.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11E 15.0
SHADY SPRING 14.0
MORGANTOWN 3SE 12.0
SNOWSHOE 1S 11.0

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Thanks for the info guys! That's quite a bit of snow for October.
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Another high tide to go..talk about adding insult to injury. Some of the pictures coming out of Queens are terrible.

Question: So NY subways and tunnels are, obviously, under the water line...any guess as to how long it will take to pump it out? Do they have pumps built into the infrastructure?
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Its Rare when Boston is 20 degree's warmer than Baltimore and Washington, DC

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Quoting nigel20:

What's the total accumulation of snow in west Virginia so far?


..WEST VIRGINIA...
DAVIS 23.0
BAYARD 19.0
TERRA ALTA 1N 18.0
WEBSTER SPINGS 17.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11E 15.0
SHADY SPRING 14.0
MORGANTOWN 3SE 12.0
SNOWSHOE 1S 11.0

Link

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Quoting nigel20:

What's the total accumulation of snow in west Virginia so far?


i have family in Wyoming Co WV (southern point where WV, VA, KY meet), they had about 8" at 9am

my friends in Elk Garden(NE panhandle) have well over a foot and still blizzard conditions at 11am
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Quoting BrickellBreeze:



What's the total accumulation of snow in west Virginia so far?
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Quoting nrtiwlnvragn:


I don't see a change in how hurricanes are classified, NHC just recently re-issued their thinking on that issue. I do think they may consider operational changes in criteria for issuing and the expiration of cyclone watches/warnings. They are currently considering issuing watches/warnings prior to formation of a cyclone (currently not issued untill formation), they could consider extending watches/warnings when transistion from tropical to post tropical occurs.


Thanks a lot for the link. Good read.

I personally don't think the scale needs to change. The information is always out there concerning storms for those that are diligent, and accurate public statements are (or should be) given to fill in all details concerning what may come with the storm.
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Quoting RitaEvac:
Did that guy go out to dinner last night? and he's gonna be right about the sun coming out today up there....lmao


I was gonna ask about him last night but didn't want to seem mean. :D
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Did that guy go out to dinner last night? and he's gonna be right about the sun coming out today up there....lmao, clear line is just offshore
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Thanks Dr. Masters.... Glad that I fared well in SE PA..... suprised i have power
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morning Press...
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CNN states that the death toll is up to 21 for the US from Sandy..
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Quoting WeatherNerdPR:


They just disregarded about a half million people in Ohio without power...
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Small but heart warming typo in the caption below Video 1, reads:

(warming: foul language.)

Dare say that's true for those climate revisionists but unlikely to be intended so :)

Regards from avid reader of your blog
- cRR Kampen
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Quoting Sr. Jeff Masters:
Sandy's barometric pressure at landfall was 946 mb, tying the Great Long Island Express Hurricane of 1938 as the most powerful storm ever to hit the Northeast U.S. north of Cape Hatteras, NC.
That's pretty astounding. The NHC says Sandy wasn't tropical at landfall (they said extratropical at the 5:00 TWO, and post-tropical at 11:00); if so, that would make Sandy's pressure the lowest non-hurricane barometric pressure reading ever in the lower 48 states, handily smashing the 952 mb measured at Bridgehampton on Long Island during a nor’easter in March of 1914.

I suppose we'll have to wait for Sandy's Tropical Cyclone Report to know for sure.
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It seems as if these one in a hundred year storms are happening a lot more often.
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Quoting Dsntslp:
Is Portlight already in NJ helping?
Would you please post the link to donate and a link to the Portlight website please? I would like to check it out and donate. I don't have much at all but it will buy a couple gallons of gas...
I sit here with every fiber of my being wishing I could go help w/SAR and I can't.
Can I help with posting Portlight links and info on FB and other sites. I promise not to spam it. :)
It is one of the very few ways I can help right now.
Having survived more hurricanes than I can count my heart truly goes out to everybody impacted by this storm, truly.

Thanks,
Dsntslp (Doesn't Sleep)


www.portlight.org Many thanks!!!!
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Thanks Dr. Masters. It's sad to see so many lives lost as a result of Sandy. BTW...good morning all!
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Quoting mikatnight:
OPEN LETTER TO DR. MASTERS & THE WUNDERGROUND CREW:

In recognition of the efforts of Dr. Masters and the employees of Weather Underground, in not only the implementation of Personal Weather Stations providing real-time information, but most especially his now world-famous blog which has become one of the most reliable sources of weather-related information available anywhere, I hereby issue my most profound Thanks(!) for an extraordinarily well done job in the dissemination of data about Hurricane Sandy.

In addition, I would also like to thank the innumerable bloggers themselves who provided nothing short of outstanding journalistic qualities by not just providing breaking news, but requesting and providing alternate sources to either back-up or discount various stories and photographs.

As I watch the news this morning, I am hard-pressed to find even one story that wasn’t reported here on this blog first. From burning houses, to exploding substations, to real-time data on the exact flood level, I saw it all here first with just a lowly internet connection, and a little help from some friends around the world.

Go Team!


Agree 100%, this blog was the single best source of information I could find. Turns out all those "armchair" meteorologists know their stuff, and constantly provided updated analysis and imagery I could not have done myself. Thank you Dr. M and all of the posters here.

Question I posted on the other blog: how long will this circulation last? Looking at the Wind Map she is still swirling around. I always thought it lost that motion fairly quickly after landfall, but it seems there is still a strong and fairly tight COC.
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here's $5....go buy a set of balls...
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Quoting presslord:
This is from a friend of mine...and is just one example of why your support of Portlight matters so much to so many. We're getting someone over there.

Can any New Yorkers help out Nick _______ & Alejandra ________??? Nick is on a vent, and they have no power in lower manhattan -

"Hello. Thanks everyone, for thinking of us. We, like many, finally lost power. Ventilator battery charging via FDNY generator going as planned but needs someone to take batteries up/down 12 flights. If anyone has any leads on portable power/charging/generator options, pl
ease advise. We have phones and feeding pump, suction machine, oxygen concentrator & wheelchair that could use power. We'll probably need some food soon. This could go on a while, so ANY help appreciated.

(Evacuating to hospital is very risky for us & esp. Nick, won't be considered unless all else fails, so please don't suggest it.) --"
Is Portlight already in NJ helping?
Would you please post the link to donate and a link to the Portlight website please? I would like to check it out and donate. I don't have much at all but it will buy a couple gallons of gas...
I sit here with every fiber of my being wishing I could go help w/SAR and I can't.
Can I help with posting Portlight links and info on FB and other sites. I promise not to spam it. :)
It is one of the very few ways I can help right now.
Having survived more hurricanes than I can count my heart truly goes out to everybody impacted by this storm, truly.

Thanks,
Dsntslp (Doesn't Sleep)
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Quoting hamlinij:
Thanks Dr. Masters.

It will be interesting to see possible revisions to how hurricanes are categorized in the future.

I don't look down upon the NHC - they did an absolutely terrific job of forecasting an utterly bizarre storm from the very beginning, and worked to prepare everyone for what they expected.

However, we've seen a trend with borderline hurricanes (in terms of wind speed) become huge storms. While they are not prototypical powerhouse hurricanes in terms of wind speed and vertical stacking, they have caused major damage and ultimately loss of life due to people judging them based on the "Category 1" moniker.

Again, I still feel like the NHC did a great job of telling people what to expect from the storm, so a lot of that responsiblity lies with the people and elected officials, but it will be interesting to see if this changes in the future to take more things into account.

Would be interested to see a Dr. Masters post on this for sure, or anyone else's opinions.

(Sorry for the repost for those that have read this. Thought I'd swing it over to the new blog.)


I don't see a change in how hurricanes are classified, NHC just recently re-issued their thinking on that issue. I do think they may consider operational changes in criteria for issuing and the expiration of cyclone watches/warnings. They are currently considering issuing watches/warnings prior to formation of a cyclone (currently not issued untill formation), they could consider extending watches/warnings when transistion from tropical to post tropical occurs.
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Quoting Skyepony:
SNOWFALL TOTALS
---------------
SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 AM EDT

..KENTUCKY...
LYNCH 3S 12.0
ELKO 1NW 9.0
BENHAM 3S 6.0

...MARYLAND...
REDHOUSE 26.0
GARRETT 26.0
DEEP CREEK LAKE 20.0
OAKLAND 12.0

...NORTH CAROLINA...
BAKERSVILLE 6N 8.0
FAUST 4NW 6.0
LANSING 6NW 5.0
CRESTON 4.0

...PENNSYLVANIA...
CHAMPION 4SE 13.0
MOUNT DAVIS 9.0
LAUREL SUMMIT 6.0

...VIRGINIA...
TAZEWELL 1E 5.0
CLINTWOOD 2WSW 4.0
BURKES GARDEN 3.0

...WEST VIRGINIA...
DAVIS 23.0
BAYARD 19.0
TERRA ALTA 1N 18.0
WEBSTER SPINGS 17.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11E 15.0
SHADY SPRING 14.0
MORGANTOWN 3SE 12.0
SNOWSHOE 1S 11.0




I have news on the ground from both Davis (my brother) and Terra Alta (my sister). Still snowing, still windy, dangerous travel conditions. IOW, if you don't need to be out, stay in :) There are large ski resorts in Davis, Canaan Valley and Snowshoe that lost a lot of money last winter, so if there is a bright side, I suppose it's that they may be able to open on time this year.
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OPEN LETTER TO DR. MASTERS & THE WUNDERGROUND CREW:

In recognition of the efforts of Dr. Masters and the employees of Weather Underground, in not only the implementation of Personal Weather Stations providing real-time information, but most especially his now world-famous blog which has become one of the most reliable sources of weather-related information available anywhere, I hereby issue my most profound Thanks(!) for an extraordinarily well done job in the dissemination of data about Hurricane Sandy.

In addition, I would also like to thank the innumerable bloggers themselves who provided nothing short of outstanding journalistic qualities by not just providing breaking news, but requesting and providing alternate sources to either back-up or discount various stories and photographs.

As I watch the news this morning, I am hard-pressed to find even one story that wasn’t reported here on this blog first. From burning houses, to exploding substations, to real-time data on the exact flood level, I saw it all here first with just a lowly internet connection, and a little help from some friends around the world.

Go Team!
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amazing how times square never lost power
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Quoting muddertracker:


Phase 2: Blizzard conditions? Shees.


Well, the buzzword now is 'global weirding'.
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Oct. 30, 11:35 a.m.: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that all bridges will be re-opening at noon. The Brooklyn Battery and Holland Tunnels will remain closed until further notice due to extensive flooding.

Oct. 30: 11:30 a.m.: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg just wrapped up a press conference with updates about how the city fared in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. He said that at least 10 people have died as the storm swept through the city. Aside from ongoing rescue missions, the biggest challenges going forward are to restore public transportation service and to repair the power grid. Con Edison reports that the damage to the power systems in the city is “unprecedented in scope,” and the Mayor said his administration “will move heaven and Earth to help them so we can get back up and running as soon as humanly possible.”

There is extensive flooding in MTA subway tunnels. Trains were undamaged after being moved to higher ground, but it will be difficult to pump out flooded subway tunnels. They expect it to be 4 to 5 days before the subways are operating normally. The city hopes to restore most bus services by Wednesday and fares will be free for the day.

Bloomberg signed an executive order allowing cab drivers to pick up multiple passengers at a time, and livery cabs can pick up anyone in the city.  The three main airports in the New York City areas remain closed due to runway flooding. The crane at One57 in midtown Manhattan is still hanging on this morning, but nothing can be done about it until the wind dies down.

The Mayor reported that 911 is functioning normally; the biggest delay reported was five minutes. — by Olivia B. Waxman
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Quoting Skyepony:
Thanks for the new blog!

SNOWFALL TOTALS
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SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 AM EDT

..KENTUCKY...
LYNCH 3S 12.0
ELKO 1NW 9.0
BENHAM 3S 6.0

...MARYLAND...
REDHOUSE 26.0
GARRETT 26.0
DEEP CREEK LAKE 20.0
OAKLAND 12.0

...NORTH CAROLINA...
BAKERSVILLE 6N 8.0
FAUST 4NW 6.0
LANSING 6NW 5.0
CRESTON 4.0

...PENNSYLVANIA...
CHAMPION 4SE 13.0
MOUNT DAVIS 9.0
LAUREL SUMMIT 6.0

...VIRGINIA...
TAZEWELL 1E 5.0
CLINTWOOD 2WSW 4.0
BURKES GARDEN 3.0

...WEST VIRGINIA...
DAVIS 23.0
BAYARD 19.0
TERRA ALTA 1N 18.0
WEBSTER SPINGS 17.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11E 15.0
SHADY SPRING 14.0
MORGANTOWN 3SE 12.0
SNOWSHOE 1S 11.0


Phase 2: Blizzard conditions? Shees.
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Very bad situation out there right now. Bless you first responders!
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JFK might be open again tomorrow, La Guardia staying shut.
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16. Skyepony (Mod)
WIND GUSTS
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ISLIP NY 90 MPH
2 N TOMPKINSVILLE NJ 90 MPH
SURF CITY NJ 89 MPH
TUCKERTON NJ 88 MPH
1 N MONTCLAIR NJ 88 MPH
MADISON CT 85 MPH
PLUM ISLAND NY 84 MPH
CUTTYHUNK MA 83 MPH
DENNISVILLE 81 MPH
SANDY HOOK NJ 81 MPH
WELLFLEET MA 81 MPH
JFK NY 79 MPH
NEWARK NJ 78 MPH
ATLANTIC CITY NJ 77 MPH
GROTON CT 76 MPH
HARVEY CEDARS NJ 75 MPH
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15. Skyepony (Mod)
Thanks for the new blog!

SNOWFALL TOTALS
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SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 AM EDT

..KENTUCKY...
LYNCH 3S 12.0
ELKO 1NW 9.0
BENHAM 3S 6.0

...MARYLAND...
REDHOUSE 26.0
GARRETT 26.0
DEEP CREEK LAKE 20.0
OAKLAND 12.0

...NORTH CAROLINA...
BAKERSVILLE 6N 8.0
FAUST 4NW 6.0
LANSING 6NW 5.0
CRESTON 4.0

...PENNSYLVANIA...
CHAMPION 4SE 13.0
MOUNT DAVIS 9.0
LAUREL SUMMIT 6.0

...VIRGINIA...
TAZEWELL 1E 5.0
CLINTWOOD 2WSW 4.0
BURKES GARDEN 3.0

...WEST VIRGINIA...
DAVIS 23.0
BAYARD 19.0
TERRA ALTA 1N 18.0
WEBSTER SPINGS 17.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11E 15.0
SHADY SPRING 14.0
MORGANTOWN 3SE 12.0
SNOWSHOE 1S 11.0
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So many "thank you"s that need to go out after this storm - the first responders & National Guard who are still actively doing their duties on the ground in the hardest hit areas and will be for days to come, the entire weather forecasting apparatus from the NHC/NWS for pinning down this storm days in advance & getting the word out, the Hurricane Hunters for continuing to make a routine out of flying into a freaking hurricane, Bryan Norcross on TWC for really doing some good in-depth analysis last night during the height of the storm's landfalling effects, the public service WU does by having all the readily accessible information packaged up for the public, the bloggers last night for providing breaking news updates about as fast as Twitter was...

It takes a village to keep us all safe & well informed and, as a direct result, keep fatalities much lower than they otherwise would have been. Props to everyone involved. Now for cleanup & the storm's post-mortem.
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Thanks Dr. Masters for caring about the weather and its impacts, and for taking the time to communicate to us what you understand.

Thanks bloggers for the real-time info and sometimes messy exercise of free-speech we enjoy in this great country.
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good work Dr Masters.
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Rescues still going on in Little Ferry, NJ after a berm failure on the Hackensack river flooded the town. There's live video on WABC's website, alongside the press conference from Gov. Cuomo.

Link
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Thanks Dr. Masters.
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Thanks Jeff. Hurricane and snow in the same entry. I've been in Florida for a loooooong time. That's gonna take a while for my brain to process...
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All times in GMT. Derived from NHC_ATCF data for PostTropicalStormSandy @ 30Oct.12pm
38.3n73.1w 39.5n74.5w 40.3n76.3w has been re-evaluated&altered
38.3n73.0w 39.5n74.5w 39.9n76.4w 40.0n77.9w are now the most recent positions
PIT-Pittsburgh :: 8PN0-Chambersburg :: 9W8-Brogue :: AIY-AtlanticCity

Click this link to the GreatCircleMapper for a larger map with more info
And the previous mapping for comparison
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Thank you Dr. Masters
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