Jamaica was almost ripped in two yesterday when a Category Two hurricane named Sandy blew through the Caribbean. One woman in Haiti died after being swept away by super-strong tides caused by the 105 mph winds.
The good news? It seems to be slowing down. The bad news? It’s headed straight for New York, along with a huge winter storm. Hence, the “Frankenstorm.” The even Breaking Badder news? It’s probably going to hit the day before Halloween.
Here are some costume ideas to help you prepare for your night of revelry/potential natural disaster.
When in doubt, dress as the weatherman. (Paramount)
FEMA rescue worker
You can hide a lot of medical supplies under your hazard suit and just say it’s “part of the costume.” (Via arthaey)
At least you’ll keep dry, and if you’re knocked over by heavy winds, you’ll have a giant metal helmet to protect you. (Via mundoo)
A character from ‘Hoarders’
Just carry a bunch of food around with you at all time and wait for the end of the world. Use your garage full of dead animals for warmth and sustenance when things get desperate. (A&E)
Just let the wind carry you wherever you need to go. Keep an extra supply of toilet paper, and watch out for pointy debris and people who thought that movie sucked. (Touchstone Pictures)
Storm from ‘X-Men’
No hurricane will try to eff with you, because you control the weather! Also doubles as requisite sexy costume, in case you end up somewhere dry. (Via Marvel)