Storm Jargon

Superstorm: A large storm that combines a hurricane, a Nor'easter and a full moon.

Frankenstorm: A superstorm that happens around Halloween.

Frankenstorm babies: What happens during a Frankenstorm when couples are stuck inside with no power.

Storm Diet: A not so healthy menu of junk food and liquor.

Ponding: Those giant pools of water that form in your backyard when it rains and rains and rains.

Hunker Down: A fun game to play during frankenstorms. The rules are as follows: watch the news and every time the news anchor says "hunker down" you drink up. By the time your electricity goes off, we promise you won’t even notice. Careful…too much hunkering down can lead to frankenstorm babies.