Sunday, October 27, 2013

One Year Ago Today on the Blog: Hurricane Sandy Forecast

Two days and five hours before landfall:

Here is the entire forecast. As you review that posting, consider the high degree of specificity and the quality of the suggested preparatory measures.

That evening, another complete update was posted.

However, earlier in the day, the National Weather Service made a terrible decision: Not to issue hurricane warnings. This caused many people, including New York's Mayor Bloomberg, to conclude the storm was weaker than 2011's Hurricane Irene, when the opposite was true.

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