Hurricane Sandy Updates: Catastrophic Impacts on the Northeast
Hurricane Sandy remains on track to become a historical storm with places from Washington, D.C., and Norfolk, Va., to Providence bracing for catastrophic impacts.
The worst of Sandy in the mid-Atlantic and southern New England will be Monday through Monday night, mostly occurring ahead of when the hurricane slams onshore.
An overview of the catastrophic impacts that await the mid-Atlantic and southern New England can be found in this news story, while below are more detailed impact stories for specific cities and communities.
Updates on Hurricane Sandy:
12:25 p.m. EDT: AccuWeather.com meteorologists just held a discussion on Hurricane Sandy and have pinned down its landfall site to central or southern New Jersey Monday evening. However, it should be stressed that the worst of the storm will occur ahead of its center.Site-Specific Detailed Impact Stories
11:20 a.m. EDT: The wind field of Hurricane Sandy is extremely large with tropical storm-force winds extending 450 miles away from its center.
11:00 a.m. EDT: Sandy has changed little in strength in the past three hours with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. The center of Sandy is located about 355 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C.
10:33 a.m. EDT: Winds gusted to 38 mph, just shy of minimal tropical storm strength, at Cherry Point, N.C.
9:57 a.m. EDT: Evidence that Hurricane Sandy is a large storm: Charleston, S.C., and Bermuda are seeing from Sandy despite being separated by 900 miles.
9:30 a.m. EDT: AccuWeather.com meteorologists are now concerned that all of Delaware, southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania--including Philadelphia--will be inundated with more than 8 inches of rain from Sandy.
8:00 a.m. EDT: Sandy regains hurricane strength after weakening briefly to a tropical storm.
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