O our GOD; for we (Israel) are despised: and turn their (enemies of Israel) reproach upon their own head, and give them for
a prey in the land of captivity: and cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for
they have provoked thee to anger before the builders. -Nehemiah's prayer Nehemiah 4:4,5
The unusual system mesmerized meteorologists because of its size and because it had barometric
pressure that was similar to a Category 3 hurricane, but with much less destructive power.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the system's pressure reading
Tuesday was among the lowest ever in a non-tropical storm in the mainland U.S. Spokeswoman Susan Buchanan said the storm was
within the top five in terms of low pressure, which brings greater winds. (link)