Frankenstorm: Hurricane Sandy NHC Update as of 5pm Oct 27 2012

By on Oct 28, 2012 in United States, Weather Comments
Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy

Frankenstorm: Hurricane Sandy Track
Image Credit: National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Hurricane Sandy, dubbed as Frankenstorm, has remained a large storm according to the latest weather forecast by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the US National Weather Service (NWS) on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

The NHC reported that the impact of the Frankenstorm is expected to be felt until early next week.

As of 5:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, October 27, Hurricane Sandy was located at 30.2 degrees North and 75.2 degrees West. Hurricane Sandy is reportedly moving at 13 mph in the Northeast direction with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

Below is the additional weather forecast issued by the NHC on the direction and movement of Hurricane Sandy until next week.

The center of Hurricane Sandy will move parallel to the southeast coast of the United States through the weekend. Sandy is a very large tropical cyclone with tropical storm force winds extending outward up to 450 miles. The latest forecast indicates a turn to the northwest by early next week, with direct impacts expected for the Mid-Atlantic and/or Northeast United States.

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