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25 October 2012

Northeast Spooked By Potential Franken-Storm (and they should be!)

Numerical Models are still differing over the exact track but they all have one thing in common now. The East Coast is about to have a big storm.

Hurricane Sandy is feeding off the warm water of the Bahamas tonight, but as it moves northward over the weekend, it will begin to transition to a more nor’easter like storm that takes its energy from temperature differences in the atmosphere. We may even see Sandy weaken for an extended period before becoming perhaps even more powerful as it curves into the NE coast.  Tropical systems almost always have a fairly tight wind field. The …


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