In addition to yesterday's alarming satellite photo of Hurricane Sandy, here's an even scarier GIF of its path along the East Coast. The animation shows wind speed in miles per hour alongside day and time.

The MTA will be shut down at 7 p.m. tonight per Governor Cuomo's decision. Further transit updates can be found on Other updates can be found on the @NYTMetro Twitter account.

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[via WeatherBellModels]