Hurricane Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy

The image shown above shows snow from Hurricane Sandy in West Virginia. Rain from the hurricane becaem snow over the Appalachian Mountians, leading to blizzard conditions over certain areas, which is strange for a hurricane. 1-3 feet of snowfall was observed.

The image above shows flooding in Marblehead, Massachusetts on October 29, 2012. Schools were closed, and many businesses also closed.

Hurricane Sandy was said to have been possibly linked to global warming. Hurricanes usually weaken as they head toward the Atlantic, but Hurricane Sandy didn't, and it kept on moving until it reached to close to the North Pole. To the right shows an example of the damage inflicted by Sandy in Long Beach Island, NY.

Hurricane Sandy, a hurricane that, at it's peak, reached to a Category 3, recently hit areas of Central and North America, near the coast of the Atlantic. Beginning as a tropical storm near Jamaica, it gradually strengthed as it moved toward the USA. It gradually weakened, degenerating into a remnant trough on October 31.

Hurricane Sandy

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The above image shows flooding in Crisfield, Maryland. In the Maryland and Washington, D.C. areas, many services, including the Supreme Court, were closed on October 30. Heavy snow was observed, and at least 100 feet of a fishing pier in Ocean City was destroyed.

The image shows a flooded Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel on Tuesday, the morning after the storm hit New York City.

ABCNews, ''Hurricane Sandy: Super Storm Slams East Coast States.'' Online video clip. Youtube. Youtube. Oct. 29, 2012. Web. March 8, 2013.

The objective presented by this Glog is how clouds aer formed. The clouds formed in hurricanes are usually cumulonimbus clouds. They generally indicate stormy weather.


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