Scientists predict a massive hurricane He’s home due to heat New York City. 100 thirty-mile-an-hour winds to breach of storm surge, Damage in billions of dollars. Fatalities in a hundred, if not thousands a mega disaster. A hurricane in the New York metropolitan area is far more dangerous than anywhere in the United States. Many New Yorkers are unaware that what happened to New Orleans could happen to them.
It can, sixty-seven years before Katrina. A killer hurricane smashed into New York and doing them. It is still one of the deadliest to refuse to make landfall in the United States. Using the historical records and the latest meteorological predictions, we will go inside the eye of the killer hurricane. As it hits one of the greatest cities in the word. 7:00 a.m. in New York City, a human Thursday in September. Commuters Clough the financial district, Candies fight fares outside station. It could any fall day in the world’s most vibrant city, but it is not. A devastating category three hurricane is headed for New York. Tropical depressions often move across the Atlantic Ocean from West Africa. If one of these depressions expands and becomes a tropical storm as it moves eastward the United States.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami will start to monitor the storm around the clock. With little warning this tropical storm could develop into a hurricane and shift courts. Pick up wind speed and head north, to New York City. This is no theory, this is fact. This could be one of the worst disasters America will ever confront. This storm surge will brush the city into raging torrents wind, rain and waves. It will begin like this a Bermuda high pressure system will lock in close to the shore. A continental high will move in from the west. The large hurricane will be caught in the jet stream. New York will have no more than a day and a half from the warning. As a major urban area of over 20 million people, there was a limit to how New York can prepare for one of the most deadly mega disasters. 120,000 cars pass through the Lincoln Tunnel every day.
There are seven million daily some wheels rider. They may not be able to get out. Manhattan could become a waterlogged prison. Police, fire, FEMA, Coast Guard, the city calls for all hands on deck. By 1 a.m. on the day of the storm, the National Hurricane Center downs a hurricane for the northeast coast. It does not seem possible that this fortress of marble and steel. Could be vulnerable to wind and rain, but it is.
The area most vulnerable to that storm surges in the right angle formed by the shorelines of New Jersey and New York. This region is known as the New York bight. Friday rush hour, after 36 hours of making its way of the coast, the hurricane reaches New York City. The roaring storm is now 200 miles wide, with eye wall measures twenty miles across. Winds at the center at the right eye walls swirled counterclockwise. And over 150 miles an hour. Hundreds of homes along the water’s edge in New Jersey and Long Island are destroyed. In the outer boroughs single-family homes suffer severe damage from the intense pressure.
Hundred of thousands of commuters are stranded. JFK Airport is inundated by twenty defeated surging water. This storm barrels past the Statue of Liberty and hits Manhattan at high tide. Twenty six-foot storm surge in Gump’s the southern tip of Manhattan. Abandoned taxis and buses are swamped in Battery Park. One hundred thirty-mile-an-hour winds ripped degree from every rooftop in the city. The subways filled with corrosive saltwater and grind to the halt.