Oct 29, 2012
What could be the biggest storm in 100 years in expected to make landfall in New Jersey late Monday night.
Hurricane Sandy could merge with a winter storm out of the west to become a new perfect storm. It poses “a combination of track, size, structure and strength that is unprecedented in the known historical record” on the east coast,” according to Weather Channel meteorologist Stu Ostro.
Hurricane Hunters are now saying the hurricane is the most intense ever north of South Carolina.
The first wave of storm surges related to Hurricane Sandy have resulted in images of flooding in low-lying “Zone A” parts of New York City.
Tonight’s high-tide is expected to be worse.
Parts of New York City, including Battery Park, Red Hook in Brooklyn and the end of Wall Street are already underwater. LaGuardia airport could be next, according to Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore.
This article was posted: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:25 am