The Associated Press asks and answers: The next New Orleans? Five areas in the running
Guess which city made the list?
Want to know if you live in a threatened area? Check here:
Hurricane Evacuation Zone Finder
Apparently, Governor Spitzer is concerned about it:
NEW ONLINE ALERT SYSTEM AND AID PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE STATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE
The two initiatives are expected to be operational within 60 days.
60 days? We might not have that long...
Tropical Storm Barry Forms in Gulf of Mexico
Here's more info:
What's In Store For New York's Future?
21% probability that NY City/Long Island will be hit with a tropical storm or hurricane in 2007. Normal value is 16%.
15% probability that NY City/Long Island will be hit with a hurricane in 2007. Normal value is 9%.
6% probability that NY City/Long Island will be hit with a major hurricane (category 3 or more) in 2007. Normal value is 4%.
Please keep building along the coast. Mother Nature just may solve NYC's overpopulation problem after all!
Photo of 1938 NYC hurricane damage from MSNBC