whew! joaquin is goin’ walkin’
Outer Bankers are heaving a collective sigh of relief. Finally leaving the Bahamas, Hurricane Joaquin is still a major storm but all indications are it’s headed to open water and away from the OBX. We found this blog posted last night on Joe Lamb, Jr.’s site. There’s a good explanation about why Joaquin has been so hard to predict.
“Break out the champagne, Hurricane Joaquin is headed out to sea.
We’re still in for a wet and miserable couple of days here on the Outer Banks, but a wet and miserable couple of days with a hurricane to look forward to takes misery to an all new level.
Joaquin has been one of the most confounding hurricanes to predict any of us here on the Outer Banks can remember. Living on a sandbar by the sea tends to focus your attention when a major storm brews in the Atlantic—and Joaquin is definitely a major storm”