October 26th, 2012
08:24 PM ET

'Superstorm' Sandy threatens northeast

Forecasters are warning a storm of epic proportion is heading for the northeast. Hurricane Sandy has lost some strength but forecasters warn the storm is still extremely powerful.

Hurricane Sandy threatens early voting

This 'superstorm' has left more than 20 dead across the Caribbean. Now, states from Florida to Massachusetts are bracing for pounding rain, wind and wide-spread power outages.

CNN Hurricane Tracker

OutFront tonight: CNN Meteorologist Chad Myers is in the CNN Weather Center tracking Sandy.

'Superstorm' scenario puts millions from North Carolina to Maine on alert

Drew Wojtkowski is playing the odds with Hurricane Sandy, with a plan to ride out the massive storm on Sunday at his oceanfront home on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Yes, he's stocked up with extra supplies. Yes, he's keeping an eye on the rising water levels, particularly on North Carolina 12 - the state highway that links the Outer Banks with the outside world.

"If that washes out and water rises, then there's no way to get off,"he told CNN affiliate WRAL on Saturday.

Hours later, Sandy's storm surge washed out the highway in a number of locations, stranding Wojtkowski and others.

Even as millions of people in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast prepare for the storm's arrival, with thousands evacuating, Wojtkowski and his wife are believed to be among a number of residents hunkering down along the 200-mile stretch of barrier islands.


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