Hurricane Sandy Expected to Make Landfall Within an Hour
Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge flooding to the Mid-Atlantic coast, including Long Island Sound and the New York Harbor. Winds are expected to be near hurricane force at landfall.
If you’re in an area that will be impacted by the storm, follow the instructions from your state and local emergency management officials.
Make an Emergency Kit and Plan
- one gallon of water per person per day, for drinking and sanitation,
- at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food,
- battery-powered radio and a NOAA Weather Radio,
- flashlight and extra batteries, and
- First Aid kit.