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Monster Halloween storm, as forecasters call it ‘Frankenstorm’

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Posted at 8:14 PM, Oct 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-25 20:14:00-04

A nasty storm could blast the East Coast next week. U.S. government forecasters are calling it ‘Frankenstorm’: a mix of a hurricane and a winter storm that will hit around Halloween.

Hurricane Sandy is expected to move up the U.S. East Coast to join forces with a pre-winter storm from the west. Scott Pelley speaks with meteorologist David Bernard on what forecasters are calling “Frankenstorm.”

Watch the story to get the science behind ‘Frankenstorm.’

To follow Hurricane Sandy’s path, click here.