Transcript: Hurricane Sandy press briefing Q&A on river flooding concerns

Transcript: Hurricane Sandy press briefing Q&A on river flooding concerns on Oct. 30, 2012:

Question:
Where is the most likelihood of the river flooding? Where is that most likely in the next couple of days in the interior Northeast and the mid-Atlantics?

Dr. Rick Knabb – NOAA’s National Hurricane Center:
Based on the river gauges that some of us at the Weather Service have been monitoring, it looks like most of those – not all – but most of those would be in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania area.

But that wouldn’t be the only place and I don’t want to let any folks who are near any other rivers off the hook about what could later ensue because there’s still a lot more rain that could fall in some localized spots.

But elsewhere in the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast are a few rivers that are also of concern for flooding. So it’s still a risk over a large area.

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