Rick Knabb, Director of the National Hurricane Center says Sandy is a very large storm that will impact a lot of people in the eastern third of the country. He says heaving winds and rains could last several days. (Oct. 28)
Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don't get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern U.S. will afflict a third of the country with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow, say officials who warned millions in coastal areas to get out of the way.