The weather pattern that meteorologists say helped turn
A high pressure system settled over
This week, it meant Sandy and the frontal system moving in from the west could not move to the northeast toward Greenland and instead converged over the mid-Atlantic. Some say it isn't expected to change soon, opening up the East Coast for more low pressure systems over the next week.
AccuWeather.com severe weather expert Henry Margusity explains that one indicator, the North Atlantic Oscillation, shows a strong likelihood of stormy weather about a week out. Of course, it would be nothing a severe as Sandy, Margusity emphasizes in this blog post.
Local meteorologist Eric the Red is seeing stormy weather in the tea leaves as well.
Again, it would "pale in comparison to Sandy," he says, but could complicate cleanup efforts.
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