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all of that advances, so get ready. over the next hour or so and r midnight, the heaviest and the strongest wind associated with sandy. it is making that transition tropical to non-tropical. it is an enormous and it to when it moves northwest to the baltimore-washington area, it is going to slow down. flooding will be the legacy as get into thursday. as far as what is coming next, wind gusts out of the north went -- out of the northwest. flooding is a problem. >> that will be the story. only for the immediate , could be seen power
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outages as they go through the evening. heavy rain, there are flood warnings expanding all over. see the crest coming potomac by thursday. this will be several days for we be feeling the impact of this. to be concerned about is the flash flooding. turnaround, did not drown. can flood a car. as we go to the next six or hours, we could be seeing bands coming in with two or 5 inches of rain. bere afraid there will increasing power outages. the flooding will stay with us for several days. expected to
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improve anytime soon. brad has been in ocean city, md., sandy first arrived. some shelterg right now. i thought this was going to calm down. in fact, the wind speed has storm hasbecause the tooser as it came shore in new jersey. ,t is nasty looking, certainly are about half the what they were when [inaudible] blowing in.n stille you can see which way the wind blowing.
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are heading toward another in a few hours. we had a high tide this morning at 8:00 that was pretty dramatic. up and overoming the sea wall. pretty substantial. this is an example of the power of those waves. is one of the benches they very heavy cast-iron bench. it was drawn into this garden. as was this bench. another one over there. it is pretty much like that up and down the boardwalk. you can see some of the debris out here. you can see the sand starting to on the boardwalk as the and thecomes exposed comes walking around the buildings. -- would been around the buildings. about theconcern flooding and there was a lot of flooding in ocean city big 16 street south all the way to the
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image, a block behind the boardwalk, all the way to the was under water this morning. that water is now receiving. -- reseeding. is a storm to be reckoned with. s a storm people will be about for a long time. u.s. dramatic video, the t guard rescued crew members famous recluse -- a replica ship off the coast of north carolina. been used in several movies. it was on its way from connecticut to florida trying to the storm when it sank last night. were on board. 14 are safe, but two are still missing. a tense situation in new york as powerful wind caused a partial crane collapsed. this is the tallest residential
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building in manhattan. was hours from the coast when it went damaged the crane. sandy has been kicking up huge waves: new jersey coastline. the atlantic city boardwalk was empty as the rough surf and seas moved in. latest reports m the powers fro companies. reports 22,000 outages. 8300 customers without power in montgomery county. 7400 customers in the district. dominion says about 38,000 are without power. >> those numbers are moving up rapidly. around 2:00 this afternoon, 600 outages for pepco customers. now 22,000.
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both power companies say they are asking for an outside help. customers andning yourake a while to get power back. t even near an and the trees down.d coming this one crashed into the roof a home just minutes after its walked out of his bedroom. >> i heard a bang. >> the tree is already bringing wires, too. what is expected to be a major power outages. companies -- pepco has more than 1500 out of state workers promised far away as washington state. they ask for 3700 workers. >> we have been very aggressive with the process.
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the process is very competitive because of the magnitude. >> dominion tells us they have 2600 out of state workers. pepco is warning its customers expected weather conditions and large number of outages mean it will take awhile back power >> are crews cannot safely work .n the fields the winds are expected to be strong for that long will delay its restoration. >> it could be until thursday morning until they have some of the overall estimate damage an estimate when you back on. your power they're warning people to be prepared and patient. it could take more than a week. of the bloomingdale neighborhood on our height --
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alert.high homeowners say they spent of dollars on repairs storms thisg summer. city is doing the everything it can to help people there. block -- a tree fell down on a home today. there were people all outside time, butnce at the was hurt. >> trees have decided to fall. bob ryan will be back for the latest track. >> it is wind and rainy and in old town alexandria. there is a bigger concern in these parts. anncr: which do you believe?
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>> we are monitoring a delicate situation in alexandria. e are live in old town. has been relentless in old town, alexandria. at union andorner
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king street. you did a pretty powerful wind gusts. another concern for residents thebusiness owners, of flooding. they applaud the sandbags up around the area. the pri -- they put the sandbags up around the area. the mayor is worried that many trees will come down on power lines. i checked with city officials reporting that less trees have fallen far. only a few hundred homes remain t power. that situation might get a worse. on to the other concern, the , which has flooded area many times during big
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is the good news residents and owners into old town. the wind is blowing the water stream reverse down alexandria right now. so far, the flooding is not as much of the concern. high tide to is tonight at 8:00. atwe have a live look where thewashington, picking up. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day,
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and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> if you -- if your town is on water, you're most likely to the flooding first. >> suzanne kennedy is in annapolis monitoring the
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progress. the wind has picked up significantly, as has the rain. we are live on main street in downtown annapolis. the roads are virtually empty, a lot of the businesses have pushed up sandbags. -- put up sandbags. there is still power in downtown annapolis. t the city dock a little while ago, the water is rising. they're concerned about flooding there. a lot of people are keeping a on that. high tide was just a few minutes ago. keep an eye on things as as flooding goes in annapolis. starting to have the gusts up at sandy has moved ashore. will turn to the
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south and start pushing the water back into the bay. we're a long way from being finished with sandy. the storm exhilarated and d it looks like it made landfall in the last 15 or 20 minutes. push heavy bands of rain over our area. very close to our region right now. the areas of yellow and orange are the heaviest rain dance. -- rain bands. it is all moving towards the metro area. circulation will tonight andimore intodown as it moves pennsylvania. this one was from annapolis at about 4:00 this afternoon. franklin farms this afternoon,
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and other tree went down. trees fault on power lines, that a whole different matter. is getting saturated. more power outages. our regional view, you see south of the atlantic that has bled -- that is what has been the eye of sandy. meanwhile, looked at that out in virginia, that is snow. there is a blizzard warning out same time we have to deal flooding. folks out in the mountains of are dealing with heavy snow. this is how it looked earlier today on skyline drive, 4-5 inches of snow. in and around the washington area, this is the area that
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watching with all of the heavy rain. some of the flood warnings will on into thursday. could be 4-5 feet above flood stage, you folks around -- do not take any chances. as they go through the evening on until tonight, the 30 or 60,d be up to 70 miles per hour. unfortunately, that means more the wind turned tomorrow and that exacerbate and lead to higher water for you folks annapolis and the upper part of the bay. sunshine comes back wednesday thursday, but it will be many areasefore recover from an historic event.
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>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> a rainy day at redskins park. theyey cannot spell it, cannot play it. taken center stage. mike shanahan was at redskins all day today. the defense is almost defenseless. the offense surprised everybody yesterday. formost disappointing thing fans was the lack of effort discipline. it was the not so perfect storm the redskins' offense yesterday. balls, one after another, after another. >> as long as it hits your hands, you better catch it. >> a painful trip to pittsburgh washington. >> it is not one guy's fault ever.
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>> the defense brought home plenty of blame as well. the steelers made it look easy at times. day when banking orleans, the redskins five of seven. -- since the opening day win in lawrence, the redskins lost five of seven. you learn from that and move the next week and no you did not quit. e boom giants lowered th detroit tigers. they sweep of detroit. giants exploded in the world series. celebrationine, the continues tonight in san francisco. the new world champions in
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