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Forecasters: Sandy's center makes landfall in US

 A downed limb lies in a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Center Moriches, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy continued on it...
 A man reacts to waves crashing over a seawall in Narragansett, R.I., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.  A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monda...
 A car crushed by a fallen tree sits along Montauk Highway as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Bay Shore, N.Y.  Hurricane Sandy c...
 A house is inundated by flood water as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Center Moriches, N.Y.  Hurricane Sandy continued on its ...
 This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum susta...
 A sign informs motorists along U.S. Route 50 that Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which connects the state's eastern and western shores, is closed ...

Superstorm Sandy

A downed limb lies in a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Center Moriches, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy continued on it...

Superstorm Sandy

A man reacts to waves crashing over a seawall in Narragansett, R.I., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monda...

Superstorm Sandy

A car crushed by a fallen tree sits along Montauk Highway as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Bay Shore, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy c...

Superstorm Sandy

A house is inundated by flood water as Hurricane Sandy approaches, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Center Moriches, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy continued on its ...

Superstorm Sandy

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum susta...

Superstorm Sandy

A sign informs motorists along U.S. Route 50 that Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which connects the state's eastern and western shores, is closed ...

Forecasters in Miami say the center of former Hurricane Sandy has made landfall along the New Jersey coast near Atlantic City.
The National Hurricane Center says the storm packing torrential rains and wind roared ashore about 8 p.m. EDT Monday (0000 GMT). The vast storm has already knocked out electricity to more than 1.5 million people and figured to upend life for tens of millions more.