Category Archives: hurricane sandy

Sandy in Context

The following Op-Ed was published, after I received an invitation to write it on Halloween, in the Friday, November 2, 2012, edition of The New York Daily News.  I remember reading Alvin Toffler’s “Future Shock” in high school during the 1980s, … Continue reading

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Storm Surge Commences in Rhode Island

As of 6:30 pm, the Rhode Island coast has started seeing effects of the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy. In Narragansett, Beach Street was closed, with washover from Narragansett Town Beach flooding the road. Boston Neck Road was on the … Continue reading

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Peak Winds Approaching Rhode Island Right Now

Dangerous Hurricane Sandy is increasing in size and intensity as it approaches the Greater New York metropolitan area. According to meteorologist Ryan Maue of Weatherbell Analytics, the city is “insufficiently prepared.” After initially downplaying storm surge from the hurricane, New … Continue reading

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