[CT Birds] Something to watch out for weather wise

Marty Swanhall swanhallm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 14:35:41 EDT 2012

To piggy-back on Patrick's post, here's a link to the Washington Post that
explains some of the storm's potential


Marty in Woodbury

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Comins, Patrick <PCOMINS at audubon.org>wrote:

> There is a potentially big storm brewing for this weekend.  Tropical
> Depression #18 is expected to turn into Tropical Storm or even Hurricane
> Sandy.   The models aren't quite in agreement, but some of them are
> predicting that the storm will phase with a trough that is heading out of
> the Midwest.  If that happens, the storm will be drawn towards the coast,
> perhaps hitting in the NJ to CT region.  Some are saying that the storm
> bears a lot of resemblance to the "Perfect Storm" of 1991, except closer to
> the coast.   Timing and path of the storm are such that it could be an epic
> event for birds should it come to pass.   A lot can happen to change things
> between now and then, but something to keep an eye on in any case.
> Patrick
> Patrick M. Comins
> Director of Bird Conservation
> Audubon Connecticut
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