New York City Families Brace for Hurricane Sandy's Impact

Josh Elliot talks to people who are not evacuating their homes.
3:00 | 10/29/12

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No one could be sure how many are still barricaded inside their a lot of risks like flying debris no heat power lines in the water as we said. So -- -- some of the families writing out the storm ABC's Josh Elliott is with them. Jim -- engine -- -- have sweeping views of the Hudson to the East River from the window wall of their lower Manhattan apartment. But tonight it is precisely those windows and howling winds just beyond them that they are trying to avoid it's a great future. The apartment but there clearly were exposed trying to keep as much. The harm of our day today and tomorrow and tonight just -- -- for. -- sleeping arrangements for tonight. All huddled together in the room of their six year old son -- And -- feminism. Is close to the windows resources. If. -- -- been running up and down the hallways with his mother to burn off excess energy today. They are like so many New Yorkers today hunkering down. Waiting for sandy and hoping that her worst doesn't find them I think most people feel like it's it's recruits see this day. -- we and we hope that people aren't going Byron in this clear and it looks like -- bear among many -- -- from whom we've heard today. On how you been experiencing this epic storm. It's getting progressively -- where the winds getting really strong we are an ocean city New Jersey with the hurricane. Sandy. And several people on this block haven't these days I think yeah. -- -- -- -- House hybrids friendly and you're getting ready to -- out the storm water canned goods flashlights candles batteries. So what's it like to miss school because of the hurricane. -- And -- for touch well mostly boomers and homely races are mostly found ways to ride out storm. There is no doubt how he feels about this big one -- -- hero's widow -- -- -- were full of wisdom upon which the roughly fifty million people in -- path tonight. Can certainly agree Josh Kelley. ABC news New York.

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