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Live in the Fox News extreme weather center.
The latest on the track for sandy -- Maria.
What do you see this hour he felt good to see you -- down fortunately -- sandy is coming it's a very large storm system like we've been mentioning over 800 miles wide and its impact will be felt as far last.
As portions of the Great Lakes a west of Michigan because he -- building to 25 feet because of the storm system by early Tuesday morning.
Portions of West Virginia under a blizzard warning because we're expecting two to three feet of snow out here and after that with a strong winds and you're talking whiteout conditions very dangerous I across portions of the -- -- West Virginia now towards the coast were dealing with a very heavy rain and potential flooding across the Baltimore area had that heavy rain does stretched into southeastern portions of the state of Virginia at coastal areas of course dealing with the storm surge could be as high as eleven feet across -- New York City area.
And the storm has started to make that turn towards a -- so early this morning it was still moving in a northward direction.
Now towards -- north northwest at about twenty miles per hour at the pressure in the center of the storm is extremely low 946.
That indicates that basically -- is continuing to -- And maximum winds right now again 85 miles Broward could have maximum winds.
At ninety miles per hour by the time it makes landfall across central and southern Jersey.
As we head into this evening and into tonight by the time it makes land fight could become not a hurricane but more of a post tropical system.
Do not pay attention to any of that is still going to be producing major impacts across New England portions of the northeast and -- down into the southeast we won't be feeling some of those tropical storm force wind does he expect -- -- -- -- very high up to eleven feet across portions of Long Island Sound.
But it's a large storm systems so even -- -- -- off towards the south across southern New Jersey will be dealing with a storm surge between four -- eight feet.
Widespread five to ten feet across southern parts along I -- and this scenario with the -- of -- storm moving onshore across central portions of New Jersey is pretty much the worst case scenario.
As far as storm -- for New York City because you're gonna have water piling up across Long Island Sound.
Water piling up as well across New York Harbor and the water in the East River is gonna have nowhere to go.
And we could be seeing some flooding across portions of the Five -- -- the New York City area especially right -- the water.
-- -- But Maria two questions is this storm -- for the moment behavior in the way that you expected it to be -- and what is the possibility that it stalls over Pennsylvania are the stated New York -- perhaps over all of the northeast by the US.
-- are -- most reliable computer models had been very consisting indicating that.
That landfall is expected across central and southern New Jersey as we head into this evening and tonight we've known that for several days now.
So that is some good news at least we've known the storm system is going but of course he impacts and known could be very devastating and possibly catastrophic for some people especially towards coastal areas where we're expecting that high storm surge.
As far as when he moves inland it could weekend but it's a large storms was gonna take a long time for -- -- -- and and it is forecast a slowdown and linger for several days I mean we could be dealing with showers and clouds.
As late as Thursday or Friday of this week so again expecting several days here.
Of stormy conditions across northeast and the worst of the storm is forecast to be.
As we head into tonight overnight hours and early Tuesday by heavy rain still forecast -- the day on Tuesday and even early Wednesday down.
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