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Sandy is no longer a hurricane it still has hurricane force winds very serious hurricane force winds.
But no longer has tropical cyclone.
-- it's a cold water storm now not a hot -- because that storm came in from north mixed -- and made his super storm.
We now know that the storm is twenty miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey that's right this minute and it's moving to the west and the north.
So the bad news for anyone who cares at all about Atlantic City is it's gonna come in just south of Atlantic City -- the National Weather Service is right.
And that's significant because remember everything on this side of where it comes ashore gets -- a lot worse than anything on this side.
So Atlantic city of course we'll take a beating and there are real concerns about New York City.
As it continues to move on a storm surge expected right at high tide just about one hour from now.
Our Steve Harrigan is right in the middle of it all in Ocean City, Maryland where Steve.
I'm guessing over the last what -- so -- wind directions have changed considerably.
That's right -- the winds really shooting through.
Ocean City streets right now they're strong enough to snap signs.
There's been very adamant about trying to keep people off the road emergency rescue workers the only vehicles we see now the last hour you have been humvees and I would National Guard you've really got to be crazy to be out in a vehicle right now and more and more if these conditions did continue to get worse.
We're hearing about more roads closed -- -- -- they're covered with sand or water.
-- everything dangers because of the winds as best they were hearing more -- bridges shut down especially for certain types of vehicles shut down simply because.
Moving around here if you can you -- you've got the water.
They're seeing some really.
Amazing scenes of fifteen to twenty foot -- just coming through tonight and crashing white we've seen that seawall over top several times and really.
Oddity for prior to this so it's that was pretty Smart not to -- -- the lowest floor because.
-- -- Reports the war and right now -- -- people taking up microwaves taking advantage to -- and -- this.
Putting their real concern knows what we haven't seen yet we have video to move on the base side of this area that's where the war has been unable to escape and -- I think.
Come first flight -- he's a very serious flooding -- Steve you've been through a lot of these things as far as wind and waves go does this feel like that.
Lycos a category one storm to you and what's it like to be in a freezing storm I've never experience that.
It's it's it's very bracing to beat everything storm I've never experienced -- either and I realize that have brought the right supplies forward at all.
But as far as.
That missions ago.
It certainly feels like a category one hurricane gust of wind when you see small objects wire and we see a stop sign snapped -- -- that's a pretty good indicator.
People without holding an anemometer in the air -- -- hurricane.
Steve Harrigan live fours that are locals.
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