RT @cnnweather: JUST IN: RT @NWSNewYorkNY: Already 2-3 ft STORM SURGE in NY Harbor, LI Sound, Raritan Bay, & South Shore Bays! #citystorm
Tomorrow we are on storm watch! #citystorm. Watch @BTtoronto & @CityNews for updates!
RT @sangita_patel: Tomorrow we are on storm watch. #citystorm. Watch @BTtoronto & @CityNews for updates!
Check flights in/out of Pearson, a lot of cancellations #citystorm
RT @WeatherBug: More power outage numbers: Long Island, NY 10k+, Norfolk, Newport News, VA: 2k+ #sandy #poweroutages
Expect a gradual deterioration in our weather today, stronger winds, more rain. Gusts peak later tonight. Wind warning in effect #TOSandy
RT @WSJweather: New data from the Hurricane Hunters (945mb) confirms #Sandy is now the most intense hurricane ever north of NC, beating ...
Wind will gradually increase through the day today and become the strongest tonight. Wind warnings are posted. We are tracking #sandy at 5&6
Environment Canada issues wind warning for Hamilton - Severe winds of 60 km/h gusting up to 100 km/h beginning this evening
New York governor Andrew Cuomo urging residents to stay indoors, keep streets clear for emergency vehicles.
"You don't need to be going to beach to take pictures."
11.7 foot surge plus tide predicted for New York this evening - about a foot higher than Hurricane Irene, officials say.
Following @CityNews for full updates on #Sandy #TOSandy tweet pics of damage with #citystorm
London's Heathrow airport has grounded all flights to the U.S. Eastern Seaboard, including New York, Baltimore, Washington, Boston and Philadelphia.
Myles Currie: biggest concern in Toronto is blocked catch basins. Check drains around your homes and businesses.
Other concerns is flooding near rivers and streams, city's transportation director Myles Currie says.
Get duct tape: You'll be surprised how many things you need to fix after a storm, Red Cross advises.
Just took a few minutes to clean up the back patio. Took down all loose items, the umbrella and chairs. You may want to do the same. #Sandy
RT"@cityfrancis:GTA Police services remind ppl 911 is for emergencies ONLY. Fallen trees, backed up drains, etc call 311" #Sandy #citystorm
For all of you on the Niagara Peninsula. Highest waves from Lake Ontario will impact your shoreline. STAY AWAY from the water. #Sandy
The biggest danger in Toronto will likely be from falling trees & tree branches.
The city has an enormous green canopy, including large mature trees, which will likely be damaged from the predicted high winds.
Falling trees can cause power outages, property damage, injury and even death.
No exact time as to when Sandy will hit, CityNews meteorologist Natasha Ramsahai explains - but winds will get stronger every hour all throughout the afternoon.
Rainfall totals over next 24 hours 15 to 25mm. Nothing crazy. Winds will be wild tonight gust to 90 km. #sandy #TOSandy
We asked how you were preparing - here are some of your replies:
Keep cash & medication on hand as Sandy approaches, Toronto Hydro advises.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie: Biggest flooding will be in southern part of state
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood watch due to rain.
MT "@Zaffino: Things I never thot I'd see in my career: Hurricane Advisories from Natl Hurr Center talking about 3 feet of snow. #Sandy "
Several U.S. states have declared state of emergency, including District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island and New Jersey.
This is going to be a big and powerful storm: President Obama