Nova Inside the Megastorm Video Analysis

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watch the video PBS NOVA: Inside the Megastorm (November 2012)

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Nova: Inside the Megastorm


Only ______ in _______ hurricanes ever strike the East Coast.


How many days in advance did the European model show Sandy hitting NYC & New Jersey?________________


What is the Bermuda High?_____________________________________________________________________

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How does the Bermuda High usually affect hurricanes? ______________________________________________

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How did the lack of the Bermuda High affect Sandy?_________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


What pumps warm water from the Gulf of Mexico up and across the Atlantic? ____________________________


What was unusual about the water temperature along the East Coast? ___________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


What happens to hurricanes once they move north into cooler waters? __________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________


What is a Nor’easter? _________________________________________________________________________


How did the Nor’easter affect Sandy? ____________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________


What word did newscasters come up with to describe the storm? ______________________________________


Why didn’t New Yorkers obey the mandatory evacuations? __________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________


How did the New York Transit Authority prepare for the storm? _______________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


How did the “blocking high” affect Sandy?________________________________________________________


What was unusual about the Jet Stream at this time? _________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


What is storm surge? __________________________________________________________________________


How did geography play a role in increasing storm surge? ____________________________________________


How wide was Sandy when it was hitting NYC?____________________________________________________


What is the most intense part of the hurricane system? ______________________________________________


How did social media play a role during the storm? _________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


What was the death toll? _______________________________________________________________________


What influences the shape of the Jet Stream? ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________


What have rising arctic temperatures caused? _____________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________


Can we blame global warming on Sandy?  Why/why not? ___________________________________________________________________________________________

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How did sea levels affect Sandy? ___________________________________________________________________________________________

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Nova: Inside the Megastorm 1. Only ______ in _______ hurricanes ever strike the East Coast. 2. How many days in advance did the European model show Sandy hitting NYC & New Jersey?________________ 3. What is the Bermuda High?_____________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. How does the Bermuda High usually affect hurricanes? ______________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. How did the lack of the Bermuda High affect Sandy?_________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. What pumps warm water from the Gulf of Mexico up and across the Atlantic? ____________________________ 7. What was unusual about the water temperature along the East Coast? ___________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. What happens to hurricanes once they move north into cooler waters? __________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. What is a Nor’easter? _________________________________________________________________________ 10. How did the Nor’easter affect Sandy? ____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 11. What word did newscasters come up with to describe the storm? ______________________________________ 12. Why didn’t New Yorkers obey the mandatory evacuations? __________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 13. How did the New York Transit Authority prepare for the storm? _______________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 14. How did the “blocking high” affect Sandy?________________________________________________________ 15. What was unusual about the Jet Stream at this time? _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 16. What is storm surge? __________________________________________________________________________ 17. How did geography play a role in increasing storm surge? ____________________________________________ 18. How wide was Sandy when it was hitting NYC?____________________________________________________ 19. What is the most intense part of the hurricane system? ______________________________________________ 20. How did social media play a role during the storm? _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 21. What was the death toll? _______________________________________________________________________ 22. What influences the shape of the Jet Stream? ______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 23. What have rising arctic temperatures caused? _____________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 24. Can we blame global warming on Sandy? Why/why not? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 25. How did sea levels affect Sandy? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________

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1 in 20
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8 days
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It is a high pressure water wave centered at a particular area.
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It sends tropical stormy force wind across an area of 600mile wide.
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When there is no Bermuda Sandy is not stirred away from land; so, the storm heads to the Nor...

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