Sunday, August 28, 2011

Well, That Was Exciting

[As] the waters rose along the East River Park and along the West Side highway, they quickly reached their peak and then receded. A few streets flooded, the odd car was stranded, but on the whole the feared "storm surge" that could have swamped the city failed to materialise. Lower Manhattan had dodged a meteorological bullet.

  UK Guardian

Yeah, I bet there are some New Yorkers who are pissed at the mayor for their evacuation troubles, though. They’ll be like Galvestonians – next time they’ll stay put, and that’s when God will get them. Because that's just the way he rolls.

....but hey, do what you will anyway.

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