Yes, you are reading the map below correctly. The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy could reach 15 feet above sea level in some areas of New York. That’s scary. See the interactive map on NOAAs website. This version shows the worst predictions, there’s a 10 per cent chance that the storm surge could exceed these predictions.
AccuWeather senior meteorologist Henry Margusity pointed out the predictions on twitter:
Slosh model shows bad storm surge into Long Island and new York City. This time they get it. ow.ly/ePqnh
— Henry Margusity (@Accu_Henry) October 28, 2012
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