Hurricane Sandy

Climate Crocks has a new video out about Sandy and the unusual weather patterns that allowed its formation.     Good stuff! All the pundit chatter and the Bloomberg news coming out on the side of reality does give one hope that from the ashes of Battery Point climate change mitigation policy might rise.  I do however recall the same attention and promise after the Hurricane Katrina debacle, and well, we all know how far that got us. Hope springs eternal, but also "fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice..." Who thinks Sandy and its warning will stick?  
See Wind Map for real time animation.   Also, do you notice anything over on the east coast??   (h/t to P3)
The reality of weather modification is no conspiracy theory.   Or at least, so say the conspiracy theorists.... Hurricane Sandy is being described as the “worst storm in 100 years” and will possibly mutate to super-storm status once it combines with a polar air mass over the eastern United States enabling it to cause widespread damage and chaos, but how convenient is the timing of this “natural” event in regards to the election? Is it possible that the storm is a contrived event designed to throw the election for Obama? Just askin'.... (h/t mandas)  
As pretty much everyone should be aware already, Hurricane Sandy is getting close to landfall in the New Jersey area where it will collide with a strong winter storm coming down from Canada.  It seems no one really knows what will happen, but all the people who should agree it will be very bad.  This storm is huge.  Added into the mix is a full moon causing the highest high tides of the year. As usual, for the most comprehensive coverage of weather events the go-to place is Jeff Master's Weather Wunderground.  The latest posting: Hurricane Sandy has changed little in intensity today, and…