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Top of the show parts of the New Jersey shoreline are seeing some of the worst effects of the storm already here's a look at Point Pleasant beach at 9 this morning.
You can see this surface it was just starting to get past the shoreline wind gusts at this point -- just nearing thirty miles an hour.
Fast forward to three and a half hours later the winds picked up by more than twenty miles an hour.
Conditions clearly getting worse by the hour as this thing is not even officially made landfall here.
Rick Leventhal is live in -- Point Pleasant beach New Jersey yeah.
This is -- it on steroids I think.
Because we weren't in the wind speeds hit on me into my forties and I clocked -- got a bit.
Seven point Gordon -- I'm engaged now.
The top reading I don't believe it not -- -- when we're miles per hour I'm not sure that's possible.
Howard but definitely I didn't get in the car.
I'm certainly very very violent and many of the there are now under water.
The lowest lying roads are impassable.
Wrote it and you're underwater.
And -- documents beginning the beginning of the storm surge of course if magic.
Possible here along the Atlantic -- Of the New Jersey.
Communities have been evacuated.
At Torrey evacuation of that -- -- -- that.
It doesn't get -- that I'm Heather roads -- shut down don't want to get instantly what it means to this point.
There are virtually no businesses left no written most of the residents -- -- the mandatory evacuation and didn't get out.
And you are pretty much you know on the -- Except for -- and I'm gonna get on the -- soon because it's not going to be today about your business water garden variety Megan.
It looks like you're already there -- for -- go -- the strength of the sea and the winds as you have personally experienced this morning.
I get anywhere near those labels are definitely very very very dangerous but -- win it.
Give it -- it won't be around out here this -- about this August.
I've been hearing that it probably.
I don't believe that.
But it doesn't mean ninety vibe going lord of the top.
I didn't just pick it up pretty good -- It doesn't expect to look at this live shot -- I think you are in harm's way -- to safer ground get to save a ground we will be back -- -- As circumstances warrant you can see this that you.
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