NOAA NOS is releasing a series of satellite images taken after Hurricane Sandy, and is overlaying them on top of Google Satellite maps. The New Jersey coast is first. If you don't have access to your property yet, this will give you an idea what it looks like. Please prepare yourself. Here are a couple of examples from Seaside Heights, New Jersey (click for larger versions):
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Look at the homes in the upper right - completely destroyed - and boats piled up everywhere.
According to some of the ATCF wacky computer forecast models, current tropical systems in the East Pacific and Atlantic are on their way to some exotic places.
These YouTube videos are probably the "best" or "worst" (i.e. most extreme, most terrifying) shots that I know of from Hurricane Katrina.
Much was made of the Hurricane Katrina coverage by the media. Let's take a look at what television, magazines and newspapers had to show us.
This track is rarely taken by tropical cyclones in the Atlantic. Actually, never. So what does that mean for forecasts?
I'm bringing the Katrina-related "38below" blog entries back, because I think Carl had some important commentary on the storm.
On August 24, 2005, AccuWeather.com decided to do something unprecedented for a website -- send a news team into the path of the storm. Here are their videos and notes.