21 Tishrei 5776
"On Sukkot the World is Judged for Water"
HURRICANE JOAQUIN TO BRING ‘THOUSAND-YEAR’ RAINFALL TO THE CAROLINAS
The latest forecast ascribes the major rainfall to what meteorologists call a “Predecessor Rain Event.” That is when tropical moisture swirling ahead of a landfalling tropical cyclone interacts with a surface front and upper-level trough to produce heavy rainfall. The heavy water-soaked clouds of Hurricane Joaquin is set to interact with the rain storm already forming over the area to bring “epic amounts of rainfall.”
Storms Batter and Flood Communities Up and Down the East Coast