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When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue

  • Posted 02.07.13
  • NOVA

Hurricane Sandy was born just like any other tropical storm: the warm water acts as a "heat engine" and produces strong winds. But an unfortunate turn catapulted Sandy into the Northeast—making it unusually devastating for those living on or near the coast.

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(map of storm's track)
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Participants

Tim Hewson
European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Jeff Weber
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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