Archive for October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Recap 10/30/12

Hurricane Sandy blew through the North Country late Monday into early Tuesday with peak wind gusts of 35-50mph in most Adirondack hamlets. Reported rainfall generally ranged from 0.5-1.5 inches in the central and eastern Adirondacks, with 0.5 inches or less in the western Adirondacks. Strong northeast to easterly winds knocked down or uprooted many large […]


Hurricane Sandy Update 10/28/12

Sandy is starting to morph from a hurricane into the Über-Hybrid Nor’easter known as Frankenstorm. In addition to the massive cloud complex that has enveloped the eastern seaboard, you can see drier air wrapping into the eastern sector of the storm (shown by the brown): Some of this dry punch will wrap itself into the […]


Important Hurricane Sandy Update! 10/27/12

Sandy was “only” classified as a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and gusts to 90 mph. Don’t let that fool you into letting your guard down. Sandy’s central pressure is very low (958mb), which means she will hold her strength extremely well while transitioning to a sprawling Über-Hybrid […]