Hurricane Sandy Brings Travel to a Halt

Passenger rail systems and airlines cancel service along the East Coast.
3:00 | 10/29/12

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The mid Atlantic region is bracing for sandy a slow moving monster of unprecedented size and scope. The storm is brought transportation to a standstill throughout the region. United delta American jetBlue in US Airways have all shut down East Coast operations which will have a ripple effect across the nation. When our flight cancellations in major hub -- FX travelers all over the country Amtrak as well as canceled service along the East Coast. In New York City -- the biggest -- -- the storm surge all subway and bus transportation has been suspended. And hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers have been ordered to evacuate from low lying areas. If you don't evacuate you're just putting your own life and -- not just putting your life in danger. You are also endangering the lives of our first responders who may have to come in and rescue. Stock markets in New York will be closed on Monday and possibly Tuesday as regulators worried about the integrity of markets during the storm. Meanwhile Red Cross workers are mobilizing across the country and heading east. There's -- -- What's gonna happen it could be. Quite a bit of devastation a lot of flooding. That's you freezers full buffet right now -- deficit -- -- your refrigerator the crowd was happening -- -- that -- neck coolers. So expensive gifts -- with reality. Of what can you do these. -- the country. Thousands of utility workers from across the country are en route to the region to help repair the expected power outages which could -- millions in the dark for a week or more. It may take a long time not only to clear but also to get for example the power companies back in to clear trees and put. Things back and place. Sandy is forecast to make landfall tonight in New Jersey but the force of the storm with heavy rain and -- can already be felt. Come -- Bradley ABC news Ocean City, Maryland.

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