Some are calling it a “Superstorm” while others are calling it a “Frankenstorm,” due to its close proximity to Halloween. No matter what you call it, a major storm is set to hit the Northeastern United States by early next week.
Hurricane Sandy, currently a Category 1, is heading north in the Atlantic, but is predicted to head back west and slam the east coast sometime between Sunday and Tuesday. At the same time a cold front will be coming in from the west. Mixed together, experts predict a massive storm to occur.
Residents of the east coast should brace themselves for the worst, as this “Frankenstorm” is predicted to last as long as 5-6 days. Meteorologists state that Hurricane Sandy should be weaker once it makes landfall, but the enormous size of the storm is enough to cause great concern. A great site to help you get prepared is http://www.ready.gov/get-tech-ready/. You can also look for updates on Hurricane Sandy at http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes.