Sandy Getting Closer, StrongerOctober 29th, 2012 at 2:16 pm by T.J. Del Santo under Tony's Pinpoint Weather Blog
Here is the latest on Sandy as of 2PM:
*Gusts along the south shore of Rhode Island and southeastern Mass are now ranging between 50-60 mph.
*Scattered reports of trees down and wind damage. We expect these reports to increase.
*Sandy now has winds of 90 mph and continues her path towards the Jersey shore.
*After the first round of coastal flooding this morning, we expect a more serious round this afternoon and this evening. High tide is at around 8:30PM; this is when the flooding will be at its worst. However, we will probably see flooding well in advance of this high tide.
*The worst of Sandy should pass by 10PM, but gusty winds and some rain will remain overnight. Tomorrow morning’s high tide will also have to be watched as more flooding is possible then.