Officials across New York’s North Country and Vermont are preparing for high winds from Hurricane Sandy.
Widespread power outages are anticipated due to Sandy’s winds in northern New York and Vermont. On Monday morning, Essex County NY Director of Emergency Services Don Jaquist was preparing for an update from the National Weather Service on the storm.
WAMC’s Patrick Donges spoke with Connecticut State Police spokesman Lieutenant J. Paul Vance for an update on what Connecticut emergency officials are doing to prepare for Sandy’s imminent landfall and what they are advising for the public over the next 24 to 48 hours.
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With the election just over a week away, Hurricane Sandy has the Presidential campaigns scrambling. Not just in scheduling and rescheduling and travel hiccups, but also which candidate could possibly gain political ground as a result.
Union College political science professor Brad Hays is just back from the battleground state of Ohio and joins by phone from Union College this morning.