A tidal surge triggered by superstorm Sandy sent water overflowing a riverbank and gushing out of storm drains, quickly swamping two northern New Jersey towns and setting off a frantic middle-of-the-night rescue of people stranded in houses and on rooftops.
Power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County, Md. after millions of gallons of sewage spilled into the Chesapeake Bay.
Nuclear plants shut down units, another put on alert as Sandy pounds East Coast
Chincoteague's most celebrated summer visitors _ the wild ponies of Assateague Island _ apparently weathered Superstorm Sandy.
A video of Washington Gas crew members repairing damage after a giant tree fell on top of a home on Quebec Street NW in Washington D.C.
National Mall largely unaffected by Sandy; no flooding anticipated
The National Park Service says its low-lying monuments and memorials along the National Mall came through superstorm Sandy largely unscathed, and flooding along the Potomac River is not expected to reach the Mall.
Bob McDonnell, Virginia governor
The Potomac River spilled from its banks and caused minor flooding in Old Town Alexandria.
The Maryland State Highway Administration says westbound lanes of Interstate 68 in far western Maryland have reopened after a 40-mile stretch was closed due to snow-related problems.
Virginia emergency officials are blaming two traffic-related deaths on superstorm Sandy.
Virginia officials confirm 2 traffic fatalities were caused by superstorm Sandy
An Alexandria apartment building had its roof torn open by strong winds from superstorm Sandy, and the city is bracing for possible flooding in Old Town.
Martin O'Malley, Maryland governor
The Bay Bridge in Maryland has reopened after being closed for about 18 hours because of superstorm Sandy.
Richmond is resuming normal operations and winding down storm response efforts.
Forecasters are warning water levels will continue to rise in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, which could cause coastal flooding.
Some streets remain covered with water in Ocean City with flooding extending as far as two blocks from the bay in some areas.
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