Northeast braces for 'perfect storm'
Will Sandy make history?
- Duration 2:39
- Date Oct 28, 2012
Will Sandy make history?
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-- down the hatches hurricane -- expected to be a monster storm but it could.
-- need -- next perfect storm like going had a 1991.
Joining us our three meteorologist students from chemistry.
Checking in New Hampshire William Henneberg Bret the -- -- And Alex -- thanks so much of forgetting up so early for a -- you know that's not easy on Sunday for college students.
I have worked with a bunch of people who I went to your school and it's a great meteorology program and so for you guys to be able to have this experience studying this storm.
It's got to be exciting I want to start with you Alex you're a sophomore.
So you're the young one of the group.
When you found out there start to get an idea of this storm what were your first thoughts.
I mean I was really excited to hear about this storm.
In -- not a meter on it costs -- -- state with doctor Eric -- we've been talking about this.
Throughout the week all assault -- -- on commuters and at the end of the week -- -- and had a other seminar that what I invited all the students to the comments and and it was.
Really a dynamic situation where we could really learn a lot about the storm and its.
Relatively new for all of us to be learning about us.
Seven -- obviously your school and you've looked at the historical significance of some storms what do you see in sandy that you may have seen or some other storms.
Well the fact that it is undergoing an extra tropical transition and interacting when -- Very strong jet -- is some something that we saw and we've seen another hurricane instances and it's one of the things one of the many factors that makes this storm so significant.
I'm already love in the way you guys are speaking your language it's -- read it over my head.
Williams' funeral are -- graduate student you are also in full disclosure of the brother of our reporter Molly Henneberg so thanks for being.
-- here but as a graduate student what do you think is gonna happen with this storm.
What I than the models are starting to -- and and it looks like land falls -- currently Jersey coast.
-- -- sometime early on Tuesday.
And it's it's already dropped to about -- central pressure is 951.
Most recently so it's it's intensifying.
There's going to be strong storm surges.
From landfall is especially north along the Jersey -- New -- Long Island Sound.
I think that -- an -- and her New York City.
And look so.
At this point that's that's -- with you.
Concur I do I concur you guys thank you so much.
Great avenue on good luck on all your studies thanks guys and -- -- punish.