‘Nightline’ Daily Line, Oct. 29: Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall

By ABC News

Oct 29, 2012 4:44pm

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8:01 p.m. ET: BREAKING: Now dubbed “Superstorm Sandy,” downgraded to a post-tropical storm, the eye of the massive storm has made landfall in New Jersey.

7:40 p.m. ET: ABC’s Juju Chang tweeted:

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6:27 p.m. ET: Want to see what Manhattan’s West Side highway looks like when its eeriely empty?

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6:08 p.m. ET: ABC’s Juju Chang and “Nightline” producer Elizabeth Stuart report from New York City’s Ground Zero during Hurricane Sandy:

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4:50 p.m. ET:  DEVELOPING: A construction crane atop of a New York City luxury high-rise building buckled and dangled dangerously over midtown Manhattan today amid high winds from Hurricane Sandy, prompting New York City officials to order residents in nearby buildings to evacuate.

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Credit: Courtesy Susan Aranson

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2:45 p.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Terry Moran interviews a family in Cape May that has decided to ride out the storm at home:

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1:40 p.m. ET: ABC’s Juju Chang is with the 69th infantry as they scoped out Battery Park in Manhattan along the Hudson River, which they expect to be under 3 feet of water by tonight.

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12:36 p.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Terry Moran tweets:

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11:01 a.m. ET: “Nightline” producer Brandon Baur sent in this photo of “Nightline” anchor Terry Moran interviewing Curtis Bashaw, the owner of the Congress Hall Hotel in Cape May, NJ, where wind speeds are reaching over 100 mph. This hotel is oldest seaside hotel in America. Four presidents have stayed there: Grant, Harrison, Pierce and Buchanan. Cape May is currently in a state of emergency – mandatory evacuation as of 4pm yesterday remains in effect. Curfew has been established and remains in effect for duration of storm.

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9:33 a.m. ET: HURRICANE SANDY LIVE BLOG: Got questions about Sandy’s whereabouts? Damage? Evacuation notices? We’re keeping track of it all right HERE, in the Hurricane Sandy Live Blog

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Credit: Atlantic Ocean breaks over the dunes in Cape May, N.J. (Image Credit: Mel Evans/AP)

9:00 a.m. ET: HURRICANE SANDY APPROACHES LAND: Residents up and down the East Coast are preparing for what forecasters predict could be the worst storm in two generations as Hurricane Sandy is strengthening, putting 50 million people at risk.

 

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