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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 10, 2021, 06:50 AM

5. The only "positive"

is that TS Elsa was a fast mover and blew past here in the SE PA/NJ area and NYC very quickly, fortunately not lingering with a fire hose of rain, or pushing water into the bays over an extended period of time. That more severe type of tropical sysrem could have really flooded out much of NYC's numerous underground subway lines.

In contrast - because Hurricane/Super Storm Sandy was so large (literally having rain bands extending from Maine to Florida) and was at full hurricane strength at landfall in Jersey, it just pumped rain and surf against everything along the northern east coast, and just swamped the hell out of NYC, causing millions and millions in damage - just to the transit system, let alone people's homes (where there was even utility damage that sparked a massive fire destroying a whole neighborhood of NYC houses - many belonging to NYFD employees).

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LineLineLineLineNew Reply The only "positive"
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