Superstorm Sandy causes 10 deaths, flooding


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IT'S OKAY.
WATER RUSH HOOK THE
SUBWAY SYSTEM LEAVING LOWER
MANHATTAN WITHOUT POWER.
THE CONSTRUCTION SITE OF THE
WORLD TRADE CENTER IS UNDER
WATER.
THIS CRANE ATOP OF WHAT
WILL SOON BE THE TALLEST
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
CONTINUES TO SWAY IN THE WIND
HOURS AFTER IT SNAPPED.
SANDY IS NO LONGER A
HURRICANE ALTHOUGH SHE HAS
WINDS NEAR 80 MILES PER HOUR
AND ALREADY CLAIMED TEN LIVES
ALONG THE AS COAST.
THE STORM SURGE IN SOME
AREAS NEAR NEW YORK CITY IS
ABOVE 13 FEET.
THE RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL.
STORM TEAM 8 IS TRACKING
SANDY AND HOW IT WILL IMPACT
THE WEATHER HERE IN WEST
MICHIGAN.
FIRST THOUGH WE WANT TO TAKE
YOU TO JAY GRAY IN CAPE MAY,
NEW JERSEY, FOR A LOOK AT THE
DEVASTATION ALONG THE COAST.
Reporter: HURRICANE SANDY
BARRELED THIS THE NORTHEAST
MONDAY NIGHT TECHNICALLY
DOWNGRADED TO A POST TROPICAL
SYSTEM BUT THE STORM STILL
DELIVERING A FEROCIOUS BLOW
AS IT CAME ASHORE.
BUY ALL ACCOUNTS, SANDY IS A
MONSTER STORM.
ITS PEAK EXTENDING 700 MILES
WIDE WITH HURRICANE FORCE
WINDS STRETCHING OUT
175-MILES FROM THE CENTER.
MORE THAN 50 MILLION PEOPLE
COULD BE AFFECTED.
THE STORM HAS KNOCKED OUT
ELECTRICITY ACROSS THE REGION
DOWNING TREES AND POWER
LINES, FLOODING LOW-LYING
AREAS AND WREAKING HAVOC
FOREVER WITHIN IN THE PATH.
MANY LISTED TO THE EARLY
WARNINGS TO EVACUATE FOR
THOSE WHO CHOSE TO RID OUT
THE STORM, AN ONLIOUS WARNING
FROM NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR
CHRIS CHRISTIE.
WE IMMEDIATE TO YOU HUNKER
DOWN AND GET TO THE HIGHEST
POINT POSSIBLE IN THE
DWELLING THAT YOU ARE IN.
WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COME
AND HELP YOU UNTIL DAYLIGHT
TOMORROW.
Reporter: THE STORM MADE
LANDFALL IN SOUTHERN NEW
JERSEY NEAR ATLANTIC CITY
WASHING AWAY A PORTION OF THE
FAMED BOARDWALK.
IN NEW YORK, SANDY'S WINDS
COOK TOOK DOWN A CONSTRUCTION
CLAIN.
RECORD WATER LEVELS TOPPED
THE SEAWALL, LOW-LYING AREAS
OF THE CITY ARE UNDER WATER
IN SOME PLACES, ONLY THE
ROOFS OF CARS BE SEEN.
MILLIONS ARE ALSO WITHOUT
POWER.
THIS IS ONCE IN A LONG
TIME STORM.
THE SURGE IS VERY HIGH.
WE EXPECTED IT TO BE HIGH.
IT IS IN FACT SLIGHTLY HIGHER
THAN WHAT WAS FORECASTED.
Reporter: NOW AS THE STORM
PUSHES INLAND.
RESIDENTS CAN ONLY WATCH AND
WAIT FOR DAYBREAK TO SEE WHAT
SANDY HAS LEFT BEHIND.
JAY DAY FROM, NBC NEWS, CAPE
MAY, NEW JERSEY.
CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BILL
STEFFEN HERE NOW WATCHING
THIS STORM AS IT CAME AT YOU.
HARD TO BELIEVE IT IS IN THE
A HURRICANE ANYMORE.
IT IS STILL PACKING A BIG
PUNCH.
METEOROLOGIST:WAY, I KNOW.
IT HAS STRONG WINDS WITH IT.
SOME PLACES GETTING WIND GUST
OVER 60 MILES PER HOUR ON
LAND AREAS.
TAKE A LOOK NOW.
YOU CAN SEE IT RACING IN.
THE TRACK OF THE STORM TACK
ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
AND RIGHT NOW THE CENTER
RIGHT HERE IN PENNSYLVANIA
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
TREMENDOUS FLOW AND PUSH OF
WATER TO THE SHORELINE.
NEW YORK CITY AT BATTERY
PARK.
THE STRONGEST STORM SURGE
BEATING THE RECORD FROM 1821.
A FAR BACK.
MANY LOCATIONS HERE WITH
STRONG WUND GUSTINGS AND THE
SNOW THAT IS FALLING IN THE
MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA.
RAIN IN THE EASTERN PART OF
MICHIGAN.
IF I PUT A QUICK TRACK ON
THAT FOR YOU.
WE'LL SEE IF WE CAN STOP IT
HERE FOR A SECOND.
HE! WE BRING THAT TO THE
GRAND RAPIDS AREA BY
DAYBREAK.
WE START TO SEE THE LIGHT
RAIN PUSH EAST TOWARD THE
GRAND RAPIDS AREA.
LOOK AT THE WIND GUSTS WE
HAVE SEEN.
124 MILES PER HOUR ON TOP OF
MOUNT WASHINGTON, NEW
HAMPSHIRE.
COULD NOT STAND UP.
YOU WOULD ROLL ALONG LIKE A
TUMBLEWEED IN A WIND LIKE
THAT.
NEW YORK CITY, 79 WIND GUSTS.
REPORTER:: OF MAT
MANHATTAN WITHOUT POWER NOW.
78 MILES PER HOUR THERE AT
NEWARK.
77 AT THE BEACH IN ATLANTIC
CITY.
HERE IS WHAT THE WINS DO
TOMORROW.
LIGHT BLUE.
IN THE DEEP BLUE, THAT IS
WINS OVER 50 MILES PER HOUR.
YOU CAN SEE THEY ARE GETTING
50 MILES PER HOUR WIND GUST
ALL THE WAY TO THE EDGE OF
LAKE ERIE BUT NOT SO MUCH
HERE IN MICHIGAN.
THE WINS TOMORROW IN THE 20
TO 30 MILES PER HOUR RANGE
BUT WE'LL HAVE MORE ON THAT
FOR YOU LATER ON.
VERY WINDY, COLD DAY COMING
UP TOMORROW.
THANK YOU.
SANDY IS BRINGING VERY STRONG
WIND GUSTS TO WEST MICHIGAN
AND KICK UP LARGE WAVE WITHS
OUT ON THE BIG LAKE.
THIS IS VIDEO FROM ST. JOSEPH
EARLIER TODAY.
RIGHT NOW, THE WAVES ARE
CONTINUING TO GROW.
FORECAST SHOW WAVES COULD♪♪
REACH 30 FEET TOMORROW.
KYLE UNDERWOOD IS CONTINUING
TO TRACK THE IMPACT THAT
SANDY WILL HAVE ON OUR
WEATHER.
KYLE.
Meterologist: IT IS
AMAZING TO LOOK AT THAT
VIDEO, SUE, FROM EARLIER THIS
AFTERNOON.
TO THINK THE WAVES WILL BE A
LOT BIGGER TOMORROW.
THE WAVES WE'LL SEE ON LAKE
MICHIGAN BEING DWARFED BY
WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY ON
THE ATLANTIC EASTERN
SEABOARD.
VERY WINDY COMING UP FROM
WEST MICHIGAN TOMORROW.
THIS IS THE OUTER EFFECTS OF
THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE
SANDY.
WE HAVE THE PRECIP MOVING
THROUGH WEST MICHIGAN AND IT
WILL BE LIGHT AND A LIGHT
WINTRY MIX AND NOT EXPECT
SNOW ACCUMULATION BUT DONE BE
SURPRISED TOMORROW MORNING IF
YOU SEE A SNOWFLAKE OR TWO
MIX IN WITH STRONG WINDS.
LET'S TALK ABOUT THE WINDS TO
DEFINE WHAT STRONG IS.
THESE ARE SUSTAIN WINDS.
THE GUSTS WILL BE CLOSE TO 50
IF NOT EXCEEDING 50 AT THE
LAKESHORE.
WHEN THE WINDS PEAK TOMORROW.
WE ARE TALKING ABOUT SUSTAIN
WINDS AROUND 30 MILES PER
HOUR THAT.
COULD DO MINOR ROOF DAMAGE
AND TIPOFF GARBAGE CANS AND
GOING FEEL UNCOL FORRABLE OUT
THERE.
THE WINDCHILL FORECASTS IN
THE 20s TOMORROW MORNING IN
TERMS OF WHAT IT FEELS LIKE
AND THROUGH THE DAY TOMORROW.
WINDCHILLS DON'T GET ABOVE 35
TO 36 DEGREES SO RAW AND COLD
TOMORROW.
THANK YOU, KYLE.
STORM TEAM 8 WILL CONTINUE
TO TRACK SANDY.
AMANDA JARRETT WILL BE LIVE