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  • Frankenstorm Sandy ‘Bunkered Down, Expecting the Worst’

    10/31/2012 9:23:58 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 8 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | October 31, 2012 | Joel Leyden
    Frankenstorm Sandy - ‘Bunkered down, expecting the worst’By Joel Leyden The Jerusalem PostNew York, NY --- October 31, 2012 ... Within a matter of hours, the many vibrant red, yellow and green leaves of a New England autumn were shredded from their trees in the worst winds and floods to hit the US Northeast. We were given more than enough warning. The National Weather Service issued statements more than a week ago that a “Frankenstorm” monster would form out of Hurricane Sandy, which was slowly moving up the East Coast. That Sandy, which had created much destruction in the Caribbean,...
  • All U.S. Equity Markets Closed Monday Due to Sandy (and Tuesday, pending confirmation)

    10/28/2012 8:33:38 PM PDT · by InMemoriam · 18 replies ^ | 10/28/12 | Tyler Durden
    Late Updates - after a day of consultation and realization that if the algos were left alone to play then things could go a little pear-shaped - NYSE and NASDAQ will now be totally closed tomorrow: *U.S. EQUITY MARKETS TO CLOSE ON OCT. 29 FOR STORM, SEC SAYS *NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE TO CLOSE MARKETS FOR STORM *NASDAQ OMX MARKETS CLOSED TOMORROW ON HURRICANE SANDY :NDAQ US
  • 7.7 Earthquake, Canada

    10/27/2012 8:28:49 PM PDT · by TaraP · 51 replies
    USGS ^ | October 27th, 2012
    M7.7 - 139km S of Masset, Canada 2012-10-28 03:04:08 UTC Event Time 2012-10-28 03:04:08 UTC 2012-10-27 20:04:08 UTC-07:00 at epicenter 2012-10-27 20:04:08 UTC-07:00 system time Location 52.774°N 131.843°W depth=9.9km (6.2mi) Nearby Cities 139km (86mi) S of Masset, Canada 199km (124mi) SSW of Prince Rupert, Canada 288km (179mi) SW of Terrace, Canada 551km (342mi) NW of Campbell River, Canada 636km (395mi) SSE of Juneau, Alaska Related Links
  • Hurricane Sandy (LIVE THREAD)

    10/25/2012 8:53:50 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 454 replies
    NOAA/NHC & Various ^ | 10/25/2012 | NOAA/NHC & Various
    Late season Hurricane Sandy churning poleward off the Eastern U.S. coast. Sea Surface TempsPublic AdvisoriesNHC Tropical DiscussionsSatellite ImagesBuoy Data: Current Observations
  • 'Frankenstorm' Predicted to Slam East Coast: Hurricane/winter storm hybrid

    10/25/2012 1:55:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    An unusual nasty mix of a hurricane and a winter storm that forecasters are now calling "Frankenstorm" is likely to blast most of the East Coast next week, focusing the worst of its weather mayhem around New York City and New Jersey. Government forecasters on Thursday upped the odds of a major weather mess, now saying there's a 90 percent chance that the East will get steady gale-force winds, heavy rain, flooding and maybe snow starting Sunday and stretching past Halloween on Wednesday. Meteorologists say it is likely to cause $1 billion in damages...
  • Will Sandy become Frankenstorm?

    10/25/2012 8:41:11 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 35 replies
    11 AM NHC 5-day forecast:Models are still all over the place after three days, this is an average of the tracks. But nonetheless, the hybrid storm that may happen could have tropical storm-force winds extending out hundreds of miles, creating a massive fetch for storm surge and widespread power outages for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.