Big waves washed over roads in Virginia and flooded parts of coastal Maryland as Hurricane Sandy headed north.
Across the Northeast, people boarded up windows and filled sandbags in preparation for the hybrid storm system. Forecasters warned that the megastorm could wreak havoc over 800 miles from the East Coast to the Great Lakes.
Here's a look at AP photos of the storm and preparations so far in the U.S.:
- Natural Phenomena