Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” Advances Towards East Coast

The Daily Banter Headline Grab. From The AP:

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy lashed the central Bahamas on Thursday night with violent winds and torrential rains, after raging through the Caribbean where it caused at least 21 deaths and forced postponement of a hearing at the Guantanamo naval base on Cuba.

State media in Cuba said Sandy toppled houses, ripped off roofs and killed 11 people in the eastern provinces of Santiago and Guantanamo as it roared over the island as a Category 2 storm early Thursday. Nine deaths were reported in Haiti and one in Jamaica.

Meanwhile, forecasters warned that Sandy will likely blend with a winter storm to cause a super storm in the eastern U.S. next week whose effects will be felt along the entire Atlantic Coast from Florida to Maine and inland to Ohio.

 

Some weakening in Sandy was forecast during the next 48 hours, but it was expected to remain a hurricane for a couple of days.

Enhanced by Zemanta

More on the Banter:

Bristol Palin: Sarah Palin's Speech Didn't Suck Because Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bristol Palin: Sarah Palin's Speech Didn't Suck Because Martin Luther King, Jr.

There aren't enough MLK quotes on record to have rescued that train wreck.Read more...
Texas Republicans Want To Limit Cancer Screenings Because They Have Fetal Derangement Syndrome

Texas Republicans Want To Limit Cancer Screenings Because They Have Fetal Derangement Syndrome

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the Fetal Derangement Syndrome.Read more...
MEMBERS ONLY: Tony Robbins And The Bullsh*t Behind 'Self Help' America

MEMBERS ONLY: Tony Robbins And The Bullsh*t Behind 'Self Help' America

Of all the bullshitters in the industry, the most dangerous are the most seemingly genuine, and TonyRead more...
Obama Plays Dumb On Netanyahu Snub: What Snub?

Obama Plays Dumb On Netanyahu Snub: What Snub?

The White House says that President Obama won't meet with Bibi because he doesn't want to influence Read more...
Scientology Is Helpless Against HBO's New Documentary, Even If It Doesn't Think So

Scientology Is Helpless Against HBO's New Documentary, Even If It Doesn't Think So

Going Clear and the pop culture buzz surrounding it won't be undone by a bunch of clunky-sounding diRead more...