UPDATE 545am CDT 10/25/2012:
Currently, THREE of five storm tracks have been updated by the forecasting services to show a possible landfall of Hurricane Sandy somewhere in between Washington DC, and Boston Massachusetts
Tropical storm ‘Sandy’ quickly developed into a hurricane as it passed across the Caribbean — passing now over Cuba — heading towards Nassau and the Bahamas .
The storm should graze the east coast and south florida at first with some fringe storms extending from the long arms of this tropical low pressure system — most projected tracks have the storm making a turn northeast — heading back out into the north Atlantic ocean.
A few storm tracks show a “northeast usa” landfall…
use the links below to monitor this ongoing tropical storm / hurricane situation — for sure expect high tides, and large waves on the east coast.
headline: “Hurricane Sandy packs punch; U.S. could be next”
(CNN) — Hurricane Sandy churned over eastern Cuba early Thursday as a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 mph, slipping a bit in strength since making landfall, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
Along the U.S. East Coast, residents were told to be wary headed into the weekend.