Emergency Notice from The Policy ThinkShop: The storm will be hitting Cape May in the next 30 minutes and will travel North up the state to NYC at approximately 28 miles per hour. At that rate the those people within the Garden State Parkway corridor will be hit within the next 3 hours ….
The good news is that rainfall has not been as heavy as expected and trees may hold a little better than if there had been heavier rain and for longer periods prior to the storm.
Now is the time to fill your bath tub with clean water and hold it… Get your flashlights and batteries ready … The storm is landing and traveling up the state of NJ and towards Manhattan…
“A superstorm threatening 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation gained strength Monday, packing winds of 90 mph and picking up considerable speed just hours before it is expected to make landfall, forecasters said.
The National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Sandy’s top sustained winds are holding at about 90 mph. At 5 p.m. EDT, the storm’s center was about 30 miles east-southeast of Cape May, N.J.”