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post #78 of Old 11-06-2012
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Re: Hurricane Sandy: How did you do?

Originally Posted by TakeFive View Post
I dunno, in this part of the country we had Irene last year, and Sandy exactly 13 months later. Not sure I recall a precedent here for two near-direct hits in consecutive years.

In a few years we'll have a better idea whether this is the start of a trend. Extrapolating weather observations to climate conclusions is always risky.
I agree, climate change requires a generation to measure, not a couple of random years.

My intuition might suggest the tracks are a bit more westerly, but tropical systems have been a threat out here routinely.

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