New York City's East River is starting to flood.
This apocalyptic shot is courtesy TDW reader Ariel.
If forecasts hold, Hurricane Sandy could be the
most perfect worst storm in 100 years: "We don't have many modern precedents for what the models are suggesting," said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecaster Jim Cisco.
Sandy is expected to slam into the East Coast between North Carolina and Cape Cod sometime around Halloween.