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October 29, 2012
Julio Cortez photo

Oswaldo Falleres puts tape on the window of a restaurant in preparation for the arrival of superstorm Sandy, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

Kathy Kmonicek photo

People venture out during the strong winds and high surf of the Atlantic Ocean before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, Oct., 28, 2012, in Long Beach, N.Y.

Kate Collins photo

Business owners along Ocean Avenue in Belmar, N.J., board up windows and sandbag their properties on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.

Louis Lanzano photo

Shoppers pass an empty egg section of a Food Emporium supermarket in the West Village in the wake of the storm, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

Steve Earley photo

Teresa Perez of Buxton, N.C., runs off a sand dune near Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Hatteras Island Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy works its way north, battering the U.S. East Coast.

Kathy Kmonicek photo

Sarah Korman and Michael Cunba, who evacuated their home in Long Beach, N.Y., bring their dogs Jade, left, and Ava to a pet shelter at Mitchell Park’s Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition on Sunday, Oct., 28, 2012, in Uniondale, N.Y. Pet owners could drop of their pets at the shelter and then seek shelter for themselves before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.

Jeff Janowski photo

Michael Bolick works on the roof of his friend Chris Villarreal’s house Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Sunset Park, N.C. Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is a couple of hundred miles off the North Carolina coast and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday afternoon that the storm has winds of 75 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend up to 175 miles from the storm’s center.