TV News LIES

Wednesday, Dec 17th

Last update08:51:53 PM GMT

You are here News Environment Monster storm expected to explode in Atlantic. It may be one for the books.

Monster storm expected to explode in Atlantic. It may be one for the books.

E-mail Print PDF
North Atlantic ocean

Forecasters are predicting explosive intensification this weekend for an extra-tropical storm in the North Atlantic that is expected to eclipse the intensity of last October's superstorm Sandy.

Unlike Sandy, the nameless North Atlantic superstorm poses no threat to land. But it does highlight the power such storms can attain.

It's forecast to develop winds of up to 98 miles an hour, while the air pressure at its center – expected to reach a low between 920 to 930 millibars – would rival that of a category 4 hurricane, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Ocean Prediction Center in College Park, Md.

The system is the same storm "that gave us some snow a couple of days ago in DC," says Robert Banks, a forecaster at the Ocean Prediction Center. The storm intensified as the cold air moved out over relatively warm North Atlantic water, which is feeding energy into the system.

In addition, the system is merging with two other upper-level troughs – providing the storm with yet more punch.

More...

 

 


Most Recent Related Stories...


Obama blocks Bristol Bay oil, gas development

Bristol Bay protectedPresident Barack Obama moved to permanently bar oil and gas drilling in a sensitive area off...

Fracking is poisoning the air we breathe

fracking poisoning the airToxic air pollution from fracking causes a wide spectrum of health problems for Americans across the...

California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water

California needs 11Trillion gallons of waterIt will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) -- around 1.5 times...

Remote Alaskan Town Experiences Climate Change First Hand

Alaska town shows climate change unpreparednessI t's a Wednesday morning in late August, the first day of classes at the Shishmaref...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!