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It started with a wreck who is in New Jersey I'm sure there where the effects is sandy are just beginning to be felt good morning Rick.
Good morning -- and the conditions already deteriorating here might rain suit already covered with sand.
As sandy start to reach the Jersey Shore this stuff.
Town is under a mandatory evacuation order it's not technically a barrier island but -- -- concerned because it is on the water on the ocean and this certainly expected to be significant you could -- water already now reaching this -- here.
Out on the beach the -- local authorities told -- they went door to door yesterday telling.
There -- residents do get out.
And they say most that are residents did heed those warnings.
They have opened down the New Jersey -- of course this entire state is being threatened out the governor made it very clear way to anyone a low lying areas.
Adobe stupid and get out for this street and you -- water now already coming up on the -- here we shot last night reaching.
Reaching the boardwalk.
-- pretty strong and the winds now gusting to near thirty miles per hour.
They're expecting the search to be eight to twelve feet along the Jersey -- -- -- but I think.
You well over our heads here that we do have higher battery trade -- but in the meantime.
We've seen them greets me -- point whether already underwater and we've seen at least one power lines down already had a concern it doesn't win it all that rain -- him.
And the -- leaves on the trees the trees come down they bring down power lines of people across the state could be without power for a week or more.
All the public -- has been closed.
Hundreds of school districts have shut down and the warning is basically if you haven't -- that well I'd probably just -- that that's what -- them.
Rick what does it look like does it seem as though people have heeded that warning is it is -- ghost -- there are people hanging around.
Yeah here in Point Pleasant it's very very quiet.
Most of the home directing.
The police said -- -- commitment officials I spoke with said that people worried in the warnings when they went door to door knocking.
Most people wore home.
By the people who were home -- preparations to get out -- know.
They've seen the warning they've -- they've seen that the satellite map and they realize how bad this thing as expected the -- I in the -- -- angry he would take a look at these waves they've been bad for a couple days now.
You know a lot of -- you see guys surfing at -- storm approaches there's nobody out of the water there hasn't been since we've got here yesterday.
Did that there would be it would be suicide to go out there right now.
Rick thank you we will check back -- with you later.
Be safe out there -- said.
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