911 is receiving 20k calls an hour; normal is 2k/hr.
The Gowanus Canal flooded its banks (that’s a Superfund site, folks, hugely toxic).
Long Island is under several feet of water, as is the Jersey Shore. My niece reports 42″ on the ground floor of my sister’s house in Bellmore.
On the other side of the world, a storm has killed 30 people in Viet Nam and the Philippines.
Mayor Bloomberg’s Spanish is really, really terrible.
Love to you all on the East Coast. Stay safe.