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Hurricane Sandy on verge of New Jersey landfall

Storm surf kicked up by the high winds from Hurricane Sandy floods through a home in Southampton, New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Storm surf kicked up by the high winds from Hurricane Sandy floods through a home in Southampton, New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Storm surf kicked up by the high winds from Hurricane Sandy floods through a home in Southampton, New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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This NASA's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this natural-color image of the Hurricane Sandy approaching the densely populated U.S. East Coast at 1:35 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:35 GMT) on October 29, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

This NASA's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this natural-color image of the Hurricane Sandy approaching the densely populated U.S. East Coast at 1:35 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:35 GMT) on...more

This NASA's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this natural-color image of the Hurricane Sandy approaching the densely populated U.S. East Coast at 1:35 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:35 GMT) on October 29, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/Handout
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A police car patrols the Brooklyn waterfront as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A police car patrols the Brooklyn waterfront as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A police car patrols the Brooklyn waterfront as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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Two boys run down Foster Avenue while dodging high winds and waves from the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Marshfield, Massachusetts October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground. REUTERS/Scott Eisen

Two boys run down Foster Avenue while dodging high winds and waves from the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Marshfield, Massachusetts October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands...more

Two boys run down Foster Avenue while dodging high winds and waves from the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Marshfield, Massachusetts October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground. REUTERS/Scott Eisen
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People walk on a street at Exchange Place in New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk on a street at Exchange Place in New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk on a street at Exchange Place in New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People watch as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

People watch as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

People watch as storm clouds blow over the Manhattan skyline in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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A man walks into the wind across the Hudson River from the skyline of New York in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man walks into the wind across the Hudson River from the skyline of New York in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man walks into the wind across the Hudson River from the skyline of New York in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Felquin Piedra rides his personal watercraft in New York Harbor as Hurricane Sandy approaches New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Felquin Piedra rides his personal watercraft in New York Harbor as Hurricane Sandy approaches New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Felquin Piedra rides his personal watercraft in New York Harbor as Hurricane Sandy approaches New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A U.S. flag whips in the wind as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A U.S. flag whips in the wind as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A U.S. flag whips in the wind as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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An emergency vehicle plows through flood water as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An emergency vehicle plows through flood water as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An emergency vehicle plows through flood water as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore in Dewey Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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People run from the waves in the Hudson River after posing for a picture in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People run from the waves in the Hudson River after posing for a picture in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People run from the waves in the Hudson River after posing for a picture in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A wall of water batters what remains of the fishing pier in Ocean City, Maryland as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A wall of water batters what remains of the fishing pier in Ocean City, Maryland as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A wall of water batters what remains of the fishing pier in Ocean City, Maryland as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A closed sign is displayed on a door to Grand Central Terminal in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A closed sign is displayed on a door to Grand Central Terminal in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A closed sign is displayed on a door to Grand Central Terminal in New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A workman cuts a tree in pieces after it fell on top of a car in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A workman cuts a tree in pieces after it fell on top of a car in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A workman cuts a tree in pieces after it fell on top of a car in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy breaks against a beach below homes in Shinnecock Hills, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy breaks against a beach below homes in Shinnecock Hills, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy breaks against a beach below homes in Shinnecock Hills, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Waves crash over Eric Mongirdas as the storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy pummels the coastline in Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Waves crash over Eric Mongirdas as the storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy pummels the coastline in Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Waves crash over Eric Mongirdas as the storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy pummels the coastline in Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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U.S. Route 30, the White Horse Pike, one of three major approaches to Atlantic City, New Jersey, is covered with water from Absecon Bay in this view looking west, during the approach of Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

U.S. Route 30, the White Horse Pike, one of three major approaches to Atlantic City, New Jersey, is covered with water from Absecon Bay in this view looking west, during the approach of Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

U.S. Route 30, the White Horse Pike, one of three major approaches to Atlantic City, New Jersey, is covered with water from Absecon Bay in this view looking west, during the approach of Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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Residents try to watch the skyline of New York from a park along the Hudson River across from the Empire State Building as rain falls in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Residents try to watch the skyline of New York from a park along the Hudson River across from the Empire State Building as rain falls in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Residents try to watch the skyline of New York from a park along the Hudson River across from the Empire State Building as rain falls in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A car drives through water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A car drives through water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A car drives through water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy breaks over a safety barrier in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy breaks over a safety barrier in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Water driven onto a roadway by Hurricane Sandy breaks over a safety barrier in Southampton, New York, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A wall of water makes its way to shore as residents take a dip in the big surf in Ocean City, Maryland, as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A wall of water makes its way to shore as residents take a dip in the big surf in Ocean City, Maryland, as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A wall of water makes its way to shore as residents take a dip in the big surf in Ocean City, Maryland, as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Residents try to watch the weather in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Residents try to watch the weather in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Residents try to watch the weather in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Dan Ramos takes a self portrait with his camera as Hurricane Sandy approaches Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Dan Ramos takes a self portrait with his camera as Hurricane Sandy approaches Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Dan Ramos takes a self portrait with his camera as Hurricane Sandy approaches Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Workers chat at the Path Station as it starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Workers chat at the Path Station as it starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Workers chat at the Path Station as it starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A view shows the Holland Tunnel before being shutdown for weather conditions while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A view shows the Holland Tunnel before being shutdown for weather conditions while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A view shows the Holland Tunnel before being shutdown for weather conditions while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A broken tree is seen during winds as the Path Station starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A broken tree is seen during winds as the Path Station starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A broken tree is seen during winds as the Path Station starts to get flooded in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People walk past the Guggenheim Museum, which is closed, as the Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People walk past the Guggenheim Museum, which is closed, as the Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People walk past the Guggenheim Museum, which is closed, as the Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A taxi drives past The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is closed, as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A taxi drives past The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is closed, as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A taxi drives past The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is closed, as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Water starts to rise along the coast in West Haven, Connecticut ahead of high tide and the arrival of Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Water starts to rise along the coast in West Haven, Connecticut ahead of high tide and the arrival of Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Water starts to rise along the coast in West Haven, Connecticut ahead of high tide and the arrival of Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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A woman tries to take cover from rain in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)

A woman tries to take cover from rain in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)

A woman tries to take cover from rain in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
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A public works employee attempts to keep storm drains clear of autumn leaves during Hurricane Sandy's approach in Washington October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

A public works employee attempts to keep storm drains clear of autumn leaves during Hurricane Sandy's approach in Washington October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

A public works employee attempts to keep storm drains clear of autumn leaves during Hurricane Sandy's approach in Washington October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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A woman takes pictures of the surf from the deserted boardwalk as Hurricane Sandy approaches Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A woman takes pictures of the surf from the deserted boardwalk as Hurricane Sandy approaches Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A woman takes pictures of the surf from the deserted boardwalk as Hurricane Sandy approaches Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Hurricane Sandy is pictured off the east coast of the United States in this October 28, 2012 NASA handout infrared satellite image. Sandy is expected to make landfall on the Eastern Seaboard near New Jersey October 30. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Hurricane Sandy is pictured off the east coast of the United States in this October 28, 2012 NASA handout infrared satellite image. Sandy is expected to make landfall on the Eastern Seaboard near New Jersey October 30. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Hurricane Sandy is pictured off the east coast of the United States in this October 28, 2012 NASA handout infrared satellite image. Sandy is expected to make landfall on the Eastern Seaboard near New Jersey October 30. REUTERS/NASA/Handout
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