‘Frankenstorm’ Shaping Up To Slam East Coast

Source: Joe Dwinell/ Boston Herald

Hurricane Sandy — continuing to head north and bearing down on the Bahamas this afternoon with 105 mph winds — could set a “historical precedent” along the East Coast, forecasters warn, if the worst were to happen early next week.

This October surprise mixes a cold front coming in from the west, Arctic air coming down from the north, a jet stream that will “capture” the storm, a full moon, plenty of leaves on the trees — and a wind-whipping Sandy.

It could all add up to $1 billion in damage, experts fear.

“This is a very serious, powerful storm,” said meteorologist Charlie Foley with the National Weather Service in Taunton. “It has the potential to cause the loss of life.”

To read this article in its entirety visit the Boston Herald.

Protected with SiteGuarding.com Antivirus