Skip to comments.Sandy Hits Coast, Floods New York
Posted on 10/29/2012 11:10:21 PM PDT by Jyotishi
Superstorm Sandy carved a harrowing path of destruction through the East Coast on Monday, inundating Atlantic City and sending cars floating through the streets of lower Manhattan.
Accelerating Monday evening as it made landfall on the New Jersey coast, the storm promised a legacy as one of the most damaging ever to menace the Northeast, from North Carolina to New England.
Some 5.2 million people were left without electricity across the region Monday evening-the most since the 2003 blackout. In New York, more than 250,000 Con Ed customers from 39th Street south were left without power. One of the city's major hospitals was forced to evacuate patients late Monday when its backup power system failed.
A top Consolidated Edison official said it could take up to a week to restore power to the bulk of Manhattan neighborhoods plunged into darkness as the utility weighs the scope of damage left by the explosion that rocked a substation.
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is Nature punishing Zer0 voters?
It sure looks like it. Hussein’s people must be planning massive vote fraud now and that will bring even more punishment.
So, based on what I am reading all over the internet (I don’t have TV so I’m missing the “hype”), there was some flooding in NYC and a fire in Queens. And that’s it.
Fortunately, not 1938 all over again. The storm surge must have been the only truly unusual thing here.
When Rita slammed my area in 2005 and did $80K of damage, were me and many other red state voters here being punished? Come on.... FR is better than that.
Saw some great photoshopped pics yesterday of the statue of liberty being hit by the surge. Some of them were pretty good, and you might have to take a second look to see they were fake.
The Oceans will begin to recede!