The storm's scale of destruction is as shocking as it is inevitable. In the map below, the United States from Pennsylvania in the east to Nevada in the west, from Georgia in the south to Canada in the north and well into Mexico would be battered with 300km/h winds and up to one metre of rain.
The map below shows the storm over western and central Europe
Hold tight far north Queensland. I hope you are still there in the morning x
Info and images from here.