Manhattan Destined for a Katrina-like Storm?

manhattan_flood.jpgNew York is generally one of the last place you’d think of when you contemplate powerful winds and devastating storms. But, according to some scientists, our area is coming due for a massive hurricane that could leave much of the area flooded, and cause mass evacuations!

After seeing the horrors wrought upon post-Katrina New Orleans, it is enough to scare the crap out of me. Can you imagine our town in a similar situation?

[Photo courtesy MSNBC and 20th Century Fox, from the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow]

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