Good names for bad storms: Frankenstorm, Snowpocalypse and more
Sometimes we remember storms not only for the damage they caused -- blackouts, flooding, and even fatalities -- but also for their names. With a 24-hour news cycle and an ever expanding Twitterverse, the country's harshest storms increasingly take on an identities of their own. Names over the years have included "Snowmageddon" and "Snowpocalypse." As superstorm Sandy was taking shape, its monikers included "Sandy Frankenstorm."
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#SnOMG: Thanksgiving week 2010( Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman Review )
Tristan Long and Hayden Symbol with the City of Spokane Water Department remove snow from the Monroe Street Bridge in Spokane, Wash. Heavy snows, high winds, tornadoes and flooding were seen across the U.S. during Thanksgiving week 2010, disrupting travel and holiday plans.