Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Oct 30 13:06:45 UTC 2012

On Oct 30, 2012, at 3:51 AM, Victor Steinbok wrote:

> The irony is that, since it is no longer tropical, it is now called a
> "tropical storm".
> VS-)

The nomenclature I've been catching is mostly "nor'easter", although sometimes they just call it "Sandy".

> On 10/29/2012 7:03 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>> …is no longer a hurricane, because hurricanes are by definition tropical, and this hybrid storm is now--according to an authority on CNN--"colder than it is warmer".
>> LH
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