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How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2012

One of the driving forces behind Hurricane Sandy pinwheeling toward the northwest is something called the "Fujiwhara effect".

How Hurricane Sandy Can Become a ‘Frankenstorm’

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

If Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, it won’t be right to call it a hurricane any more. Or even a tropical storm.

Sandy Is a Truly Unusual Event, Worthy of Our Attention

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

As the East Coast tracks Hurricane Sandy's path, the storm is a truly unusual event that commands our attention.

Hurricane Sandy Looks More Likely to Slam Eastern U.S.

  • Published: Oct 24th, 2012

A rare combination of factors may steer Hurricane Sandy into the Northeast as early as this Saturday.

Hurricane Sandy Poses Growing Threat To East Coast

  • Published: Oct 24th, 2012

Computer models show that Hurricane Sandy may threaten the Northeast in the form of a powerful nor'easter.

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

Tropical Storm Sandy could become a massive storm that pummels the East Coast, or it move harmlessly out to sea.

Grim Storm Scenarios Loom for Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

  • Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

"Perfect storm" scenario may loom for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast as tropical storm Sandy develops in the Caribbean.

A Record Lack of Rain in Drought-Stricken Nebraska

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.