October 29, 2012

Sandy Update

downtown AC by boardwalk flooding
Atlantic City is flooded! Entire city has water now.
Huge surges and 30 foot waves are pounding the Atlantic coast. Beaches and dunes are being decimated and our dunes are huge. It is thought that by tonight all the dunes will be gone.

Sandy will hit at 6PM .. just a little over one hour to go.

Long Island has 175,000 without power as of now.
My lights are flickering on and off.
Winds are now  up to 86MPH.

Video by Atlantic City earlier this morning:


  1. I was wondering how you were doing. Ive been online all day finding sites to all this in NJ. I have most of my family still there. I have a cousin in Egg Harbor that I think finally evacuated. Last I talked to her she said end of her street had been already. Your not too far from water...are you still there or moved to higher ground?

    My mom and bro are in PA. just across the river. So far everything is ok there but of course as this moves across the states, we will see how it goes. Hope your in a safe and high place. Ill check back if I can to see whats new.

  2. Still here! and now too late to evac anywhere. But so far so good for us.
    It is making landfall right now. Its 6:18PM here.
    Thanks for checking in :).
    My prayers will be with your family too.

  3. Annie, been thinking & praying for you all there all day. Such a vicious storm. Heartbreaking to see all the news footage. I'll keep checking in to see if you've updated. Stay safe! I hope your fish are ok too. Hugs!

  4. Hi Annie,
    I have been keeping updated on the storm and saw this on the news :( So tragic. I am happy thay so far you seem to have power. I am going to read your most current post. Stay safe. Hugs, Dru


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