Monday, November 05, 2012
Weather Rewind: October 28th-November 3rd 2012
Much more rain fell to the south of Philadelphia than to the north...but stronger winds occurred to the north of the city. The pictures and the impact across the region was extensive, significant, and lasting...and the total cost to the region will likely bounce into the billions of dollars once the final estimates are made. A note, if you have not seen this radar loop yet, this is Sandy in all its pain...but from a meteorological perspective seeing the storm transition from tropical to nontropical in a matter of a couple of hours was amazing to watch as the storm turned towards the coast.
There is no "good" that came from Sandy -- but a byproduct that should be noted is the plentiful rains that fell across the region early last week did erase the drought and dry spell that permeated Delaware and Maryland for much of the last several months.