Red alert - major hurricane headed for new york city

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC23uAUGjhc"]YouTube - RED ALERT ![/ame]

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    The GFS is currently predicting a category 3 hurricane to slam directly into the NYC Metro Area on Monday, August 24th, 2009. Stay tuned for further updates.
     
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    Well, there seems to be a chance this prediction could happen.
     
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    Better you then me.

    Ohh ya remind us how Global warming has increased hurricanes and made them more powerful? Since Katrina that simply has not been true. As most said it was simply that Hurricane season and it was not even the worst storm that ever happened.
     
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    Good for New York! The rain will wash off the streets and the wind will blow all the crap laying around on the streets away. They can use a good clean up. Maybe the sidewalks won't smell like somebody just pissed on them...
     
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    It'll take more than a little ole hurricane to do that. I like to visit NYC on occasion, but anything you can smell from that far away has got to be unfit for permanent human habitation.

    That said, they are not exactly put together for a hurricane over there. Hopefully it stays out to sea.
     
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    leave yourself some wiggle room, rocks.
     
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    They're overdue.
     
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    Del, David made the prediction, not me. He made it on the tenth, so it was a pretty long range prediction.
     
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    Haven't heard about any hurricanes hitting NYC but if one of that power did, it would effect the USA economy a lot worse than Katrina did.

    Talk about a setback in the economy?

    Shut down NYC for a week and this recession will become a depression overnight.

    NYC probably reprensensts about 10% of the GDP in this nation, folks.

    By comparison Katrina's wrath effected three states whose contribution to this nation's GDP, I have been infomred, is only about 3% of the GDP.

    thow in the disruption of the banking, stocks and financial communities and we're looking at a real nightmare regardless of where we happen to live.

    30,000,000 Americans live within a hour or two of NYC, ya know.

    It isn't like that hurricane would only effect NYC's 7,000,000 it would effect that whole megalopolis.

    The floods that would effect the states of PA, NJ, CT and upstate New York would be catasrophic.

    If you've never seen what happens to towns in river valleys (as most E. coast towns are) when the rains that hit out mountins come crashing though that valley, I suggest you google up the hurricane season of 1955 for some idea of what happens when an authtic hurricane gets that far north.

    I saw Hurricane Diane's damages in PA and believe me, the deluge that came with that hurricane nearly completely wiped out towns over six states.
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    I think if anyone has to worry about Hurricane Bill that would be New England and Canada.
     

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