Here She Comes

Sandy Makes Turn Toward New Jersey

From Virginia to Massachusetts, towns and cities along the East Coast of the United States stood poised for Hurricane Sandy on Monday. The monster storm was predicted to send a surge of water rushing up America’s shores, causing a likelihood of flash floods and power outages. Four hundred thousand people have been ordered out of their homes in Manhattan, where subways and the Stock Exchange were closed as the storm loomed more than 400 miles off the city Monday. “It could be bad,” U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Steven Rattior told reporters Monday, “or it could be devastation.”