Across the Northeast a rising tide is sending violent waves crashing down on coastal communities as Hurricane Sandy pushes closer towards shore.
In Ordley Beach, New York the waters are already uncomfortable close to homes.
Federal meteorologists are putting a big question mark over what to expect this winter in the Northeast, but for much of the country they're predicting a drier and and warmer winter that could intensify the drought.
Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has developed a list of priority routes which they will strive to quickly and safely reopen to facilitate evacuation efforts in Tangipahoa Parish.