10/23/12: The first time PIX11 mentions Tropical Storm Sandy — ‘We will continue to watch it’

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This is Mr. G’s evening forecast from October 23, 2012. It’s the first time he mentions Tropical Storm Sandy on the air.

At this point, there is no sense of the catastrophe that was just six days away.

According to G,”This is a tropical storm system we are watching. It’s 250 miles south south west of Kingston, Jamaica by the name of Sandy. It’s moving very slowly with top winds at around 50 miles per hour.”

gsandy-1023And then Mr. G discusses the famous “spaghetti model” of potential tracks generated by sophisticated computers.

“And you can see none of the computers bringing it to the East Coast of the United States,” G says.

Then he adds: “We will continue to watch it.”

And we did.