Thunderdome News Team Weathers Sandy: Bonds In First Real Trial

<b class="credit">Robyn Tomlin/Digital First Media</b>The Thunderdome newsroom bunked in a corner of the Associated Press offices in midtown Manhattan to cover Election Night.
Robyn Tomlin/Digital First MediaThe Thunderdome newsroom bunked in a corner of the Associated Press offices in midtown Manhattan to cover Election Night.

By Robyn Tomlin

A hurricane is just a storm. Wet. Noisy. Inconvenient. At least that had been my experience with hurricanes while working as a journalist at newspapers in both Florida and coastal North Carolina.

They make the front page for a day or so and move on. Life is interrupted for a moment, and then power is restored. Life goes on.