For those of us who are interested, there is a wealth of information available online to help us keep track of these storms, even as they form hundreds of miles away.
- From USA Today, there is this interactive graphic.
- The U.S. government provides an enormous amount of information online about hurricanes, including information about specific storms, at the National Hurricane Center page.
- If you want to track this storm, or another, by the latitude and longitude provided by the National Hurricane Center, you can use the PDF posted with this article.
- If you want to learn more about tracking hurricanes, you can read this article from Enchanted Learning.
If you want an explanation of latitude and longitude, you can read this article from About.com.
Editor's note: This article previously was published by Madison, CT Patch.
See also: Hurricane Sandy News Center for Darien, a central spot for Darien Patch's coverage of the expected storm. You can bookmark the page and quickly find all of our coverage, organized to help you get to it quicker and easier.