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Re: Halloween Hurricane

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Originally Posted by kjones View Post
Random question, why are none of us (Chesapeake to NYC) under a trop storm/hurricane watch or warning yet?
The bureaucratic reason can be found here:

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/news/2012102...Transition.pdf

In a nutshell, it's because National Hurricane Center believes that by the time it hits landfall it will no longer be a tropical storm, and thus no longer their responsibility. At that point, National Weather Service takes over, but NWS does not issue Hurricane warnings - only NHC does that.

The whole thing reminds me of this:



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