Hurricane Sandy is headed for the northeastern United States, and is expected to make landfall on the central New Jersey coast Monday evening, October 29, according to the National Weather Service.
In the Atlanta area, many travelers are stranded at the Atlanta airport, the nation's busiest.
Here's a look at various Patch.com and local media reports of effects in Atlanta and the northeastern United States:
Presidential Declaration Devotes Federal Resources to MD -- Owings Mill-Reisterstown (Md.) Patch
Photos: Long Beach Residents Prep as Hurricane Sandy Nears -- Long Beach (NY) Patch
Sandy puts damper on travelers' plans -- wsbtv.com
Share Your Hurricane Sandy Photos on Little Silver-Oceanport Patch -- Little Silver-Oceanport (NJ) Patch
Hurricane Sandy Closes NYSE Trading Floor On Monday -- Huffington Post
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