Hurricane Sandy hit ground in New York City late Sunday and into early Monday morning, according to Carroll Gardens Patch on the east coast of New York. And this isn't even the heaviest part of the storm.
Nearly all of NYC is shut down, including press agencies, city schools and colleges, public transportation and more. Residents are experiencing steady rainfall and wind gusts are expected to get up to 65 miles an hour today.
So how are the East Coast Patches handling the storm? Here are some links to their "Frankenstorm" coverage:
- Grocery stores lines wrapped around the block in Carroll Gardens Patch. See what items sold out first here.
- Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered the evacuation of Zone A, which are the lowest-lying neighborhoods in Fort Green-Clinton Hill Patch.
- In New Jersey's Hoboken Patch, no one is allowed to drive cars after 4 p.m. today.
- in New Jersey's Princeton Patch, and officials say they could be without it for a week or more.
- Excessive flooding in Brunswick Patch has caused several roads to be closed and the city officials are saying the worst is yet to come.
- Check out these photos of the East Coast in New Jersey.
- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has urged people to stay inside for the next 36 hours, according to Annapolis Patch.
- Read about how tropical storm veterans in Dundalk Patch are preparing for the storm. Several are still recovering from September's Tropical Storm Isabel.
- School has already been canceled for Tuesday, according to Virginia's Arlington Patch.
- For a lighter take on the storm, east coast Patch editors also created a rainy day playlist for all those stuck inside.