Hurricane Sandy is moving quickly toward southern New Jersey and is expected to make landfall early this evening with life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-force winds.
At 5 p.m., Sandy had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph and was moving west-northwest at 28 mph, the National Hurricane Center reports. The storm is centered about 30 miles east-southeast of Cape May, New Jersey, and 40 miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tropical-storm-force winds are already being felt from North Carolina to New England.
More than 765,000 power outages have already been reported most of them in New Jersey and New York.
It's not just the rain and wind that's causing problems. Forecasters expect there could be up to 2 feet of snow tied to this "superstorm." It is already snowing in parts of the Appalachian Mountains. West Virginia has already declared a state of emergency, while North Carolina Gov. Beverly Purdue h as declared a state of emergency for 24 counties in the western part of her state due to snow.
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