Hurricane #Sandy

October 26, 2012 by Jeff

Sounds like folks are battening down the hatches for what could be the next “Perfect Storm.” Here’s a notice from Vermont’s Ag department:

FARMERS URGED TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SANDY

Contacts:

Carolyn Moulton, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, 802-828-5667

Mark Bosma, Vermont Emergency Management, (800) 347-0488

Oct. 25, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is currently moving through the Caribbean and is projected to move northward off the eastern Florida coast in the next two days. Although it is still too early to determine Sandy’s precise long-term track, computer models are now trending to show impacts to the northeastern portion of the United States. These models predict that Sandy will potentially transition over the weekend into a powerful nor’easter and make landfall on the Eastern Seaboard early next week. It is likely that Sandy will travel inland to Vermont, bringing along with it strong winds, heavy rain, and possibly snow. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) urges farmers to prepare now for power outages and flooding.

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