Transcript for Hurricane Sandy: Superstorm's Path
Hello again -- just nine days to go the October surprises here. Hurricane sandy threatening a massive stretch of the US from Virginia to New England all the way to the Great Lakes. It's already caused both candidates scramble their schedules it will complicate both campaigns efforts to get their voters of the polls. We're gonna get into that plus our latest ABC news Washington Post -- just a moment let's begin with our weather editor Sam Champion leading our storm coverage from lower Manhattan. He's following the track of sandy right now good morning Sam. Good morning George and let me show you first the satellite picture which we'll show you this storm is basically one of the largest we've ever seen. In the Atlantic basin will move quickly to the hurricane track the latest out from the hurricanes that are completes this storm well actually feels exactly the same way they did several days now making a left hand -- for the coastline. By the time we get into Monday. Winfield from the storm is incredibly impressive we've got tropical storm force winds a thousand miles across in this storm and hurricane force winds about 200 miles across -- basically means it doesn't matter where this storm comes on -- for anything other than the storm surge which is expected to be about four to ten feet high after that wind and rain in a very large area. Let's go to Matt -- this storm by the way is cruising by the coast. -- -- -- At its closest point in North Carolina good morning -- Hey good -- -- -- -- 250 miles away. When -- life and here. A big storm that has not snow and assistant -- bow wow no -- -- The -- out there about. 33 and -- judgment -- the hello -- it's picking up this carries great. Chief. About Howard K into the storms of this positive what they have not -- made this -- combined -- the all about half an hour after hours -- Jordan has been getting colder out here whether. Why it's just going to get worse there's adjustments Weber what the folks up north are in good shape George.
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