Hurricane Sandy Pounds Into Atlantic City

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Oct. 29 2012 6:50 PM

Hurricane Sandy Pounds Into Atlantic City

Photos of the storm's wave of destruction as it reaches land.

People walk down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
People walk down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie’s emergency declaration is shutting down the city’s casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images


Waves crash against a previously damaged pier before landfall of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Waves crash against a previously damaged pier before landfall of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Storm-driven waves crashed ashore and flooded seafront communities across a swathe of the eastern United States as Hurricane Sandy barreled towards land. Officials warned that the threat to life and property was 'unprecedented' and ordered hundreds of thousands of residents in cities and towns from New England to North Carolina to evacuate their homes and seek shelter.

Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images.

A man stands on a dry patch of sidewalk on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A man stands on a dry patch of sidewalk on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie’s emergency declaration is shut down the city’s casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images.

A man walks down a flooded street ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A man walks down a flooded street ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration shut down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

A car sits in a flooded street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A car sits in a flooded street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie’s emergency declaration is shutting down the city’s casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Debris from flooding is scattered on a street near the ocean as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Debris from flooding is scattered on a street near the ocean as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

A flooded street between two casinos along the Boardwalk before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A flooded street between two casinos along the Boardwalk before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

Flood waters begin to flood a street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Flood waters begin to flood a street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

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