Hurricane Sandy Slams into Eastern U.S.

By Bloomberg Photos - 2012-10-29T15:26:05Z

Photograph by Richard Drew/AP Photo

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"The time for preparing and talking is about over," said Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Sandy "is going to produce very high, potentially life-threatening, storm surge."

Left, sandbags protect an entrance of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, on Oct. 29.