Tropical Update 2012: Hurricane Sandy Near Landfall In New Jersey/Delaware Coastlines

By: hurricaneben , 10:49 PM GMT on October 29, 2012

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A record coastal flood event is underway for much of the Northeast US Coast, including but not limited to Manhattan and New Jersey, with a storm surge as high as 11 feet forecast for Long Island Sound. This could translate up to flooding of nearly catastrophic proportions in low-lying areas, significant at the very least, and damage will likely be of major proportions. The prolonged high winds, with gusts as high as 90 MPH near the coast, will (and already is) causing widespread power outages and these outages will likely be for a very long duration. Winds are near 90 MPH with Sandy--making this nearly equivalent to a category 2 but the impacts expected in many areas could exceed category 2 levels. Inland higher elevations of areas such as West Virginia and Maryland should prepare for winter storm-conditions as Sandy passes through during an outbreak of cold temperatures. For everyone up there affected by Sandy, blessings go out to you--stay safe.

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