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SANDY 10pm update

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The projected track of Hurricane Sandy hasn't wavered much in the past 48 hours. The storm is still expected to make landfall on the South New Jersey coast after midnight Monday night, most likely as a Category 1 Hurricane, which means maximum sustained winds of 75+ mph within 100 miles of the center of the storm, and tropical storm force sustained winds of 35+ mph within 300 miles of the center of the storm. More updates on Southern New England's Watches and Warnings will be posted soon.

A Storm Warning has been issued for Narragansett Bay due to rough seas valid 6AM Monday morning until 6AM Tuesday morning. Additionally, a Hurricane Force Wind Warning has been issued for the entire southern New England coast valid from 6AM Monday morning to 6AM Tuesday morning. Dangerous seas of 20 to 30+ feet wil be possible in these areas, with the possibility of wind gusts as high as 75 mph. -


A HIGH WIND WARNING has been issued for all of southern New England, valid from 6:00AM Monday morning until 6:00AM Tuesday morning. The winds should increase from the ENE during the morning hours on Monday, with sustained winds of 30 to 50 mph expected, and gusts as high as 70 mph. The winds will become SE by Monday night, with damaging wind gusts possible into early Tuesday morning. The worst of the wind is expected to occur from late Monday morning into late Monday evening, with the highest gusts likely along the coast.

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