The Perfect Dance
Reed, wood, data, 2010
Hypothetical models of extremes gain
freakishness to them when they actually play themselves out in
In October 1991, an event meteorologists still refer to as The
Perfect Storm entered the Gulf of Maine.
A low-pressure system hovering over Nova Scotia, an energy system
coming from the Great Lakes, and a dying Hurricane near
Bermuda called Grace, formed together to create an enormous storm
called the Halloween Storm that eventually developed
Hurricane. Of particular interest to me are the unusual paths
these storms took, before and after they joined energies.