Maybe if all the politicians, pundits, media, and other political hacks that are on the east coast now all turned towards the ocean and spouted their nonsense in unison they could blow the storm off shore.
The subways are shutting down. A partial evacuation has been ordered. The city recently announced the mandatory evacuation of Zone A, a series of low-lying areas in the city, which include . And as a precaution, the city will also shut down the subways at 7 p.m., and the final bus will run at 9 p.m. Above is the hurricane evacuation guide released by the city. (The PDF is available here, and here are direct links to the JPGs: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3.) If you need to track a specific address, use this zone finder. “This evacuation is mandatory — it is for your own safety,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a press conference. “We’ve got to take some precautions today.” Please be safe, folks.