File photo of a building closed in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Offices Closed Because Of Sandy

Federal workers in the Washington area are getting a day off thanks to Hurricane Sandy.


File photo of N.J. governor Chris Christie. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/GettyImages)

Christie Asks Obama For Emergency Pre-Declaration

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is asking President Obama for a federal emergency declaration even before a superstorm makes landfall in his state.


In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy churns off the east coast on October 28, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. As states of emergency are declared, Sandy which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-atlantic region. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

‘Frankenstorm’ Could Wreak Havoc Across 800 Miles of U.S.

Tens of millions of people in the eastern third of the U.S. in the path of the unprecedented freak storm had hours Sunday to prepare for the first raindrops that were expected later in the day, to be followed over the next few days by sheets of rain, high winds and even heavy snow.


Hurricane Sandy has caused a tree to fall on homes along Nebraska Ave. (credit: Matt Del Signore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

UPDATE: Sandy Causes Death, Flooding and Massive Power Outages

Floodwaters surged into seaboard communities in Maryland and Delaware as former Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore on the mid-Atlantic coast, and residents feared the worst was yet to come as the huge, violent storm headed inland.


In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy churns off the coast of Florida on Oct. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

East Coast Braces for Monster ‘Frankenstorm’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) – When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said Friday. The brunt of the […]


Hurricane view from space. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

‘Frankenstorm’ Worse Than ‘Perfect Storm,’ $1 Billion in Damage Expected

When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said Friday.


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Entire D.C. Area Under State of Emergency as Hurricane Sandy Nears

The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of D.C. have declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Sandy approaches the mid-Atlantic coast.


A Cuban child retrieves utensils from his home, demolished by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 25, 2012 in Santiago de Cuba. (credit: Miguel RUBIERA JUSTIZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Predict ‘Frankenstorm’ Will Cause $1 Billion In Damage

The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.


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15 Essential Items to Buy Before ‘Frankenstorm’

Power companies are urging residents to be prepared for next week’s ‘Frankenstorm’ which is expected to impact the Washington area beginning Monday. Dominion Va. Power has compiled a list of 15 essential items to included in the emergency supply kit.



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