The Northeast Coast of the United States stands in the path of what is being called a “superstorm” by weather experts. The weather pattern, including both Hurricane Sandy and a bitter winter storm, is expected to make landfall as early as today, somewhere between the Delmarva Peninsula and Long Island. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday that this storm could cause record flooding and a “life-threatening storm surge.”
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas along the coast. The NYC mass-transit system shut down on Sunday, and the city’s schools will be closed on Monday. Similar evacuations and closings are taking place along the Eastern seaboard.
Below are useful resources for preparing for and tracking the storm. Take care, everyone, and share more resources in the comments.
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