Live updates on Sandy
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Many in the New York area are concerned about when the subways will be able to reopen. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority tweeted Monday night that rumors of a one-week timetable for reopening were only rumors, but did confirm that water had infiltrated subway tunnels. "The MTA cannot assess damage until Tuesday," another tweet said.
Newark N.J. Mayor Cory Booker urges his constituents to stay indoors.
Still in the West Ward. So many trees down with power lines. Many streets blocked. Please stay off roads tonight and tomorrow.
Sandy's near 14-foot storm surge has had devastating effects in New York and New Jersey, causing widespread flooding and shutting down mass transit.
Two New York-based late-night talk shows, David Letterman's "Late Show" and Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night" sent their audiences home for safety reasons but taped their Monday episodes in front of rows of empty chairs.
Storm surge peaked at 13.88 ft at the Battery. Now 9.81 ft & going down. Power outages and other serious issues remain #NYC #Sandy