Superstorm_Sandy_Oct_30_2012Superstorm Sandy was not the Big One.

While that may be hard to imagine, a New York City hurricane expert warns the city and the rest of the Northeast are due to be hit by a much stronger storm.

According to an article on, Nicholas K. Coch, a professor of coastal geology at Queens College who had been warning of a powerful storm hitting New York City for years, says Sandy was only a taste of what is to come. After all, he points out that Sandy wasn’t even a hurricane when it made landfall; it had been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone. What happens if a powerful hurricane hits the region?

Read more about New York City’s vulnerability to a hurricane.