Mother Nature bears down on Mid-Atlantic

Hurricane Sandy has people scrambling to prepare for a series of events that has the potential to create a devastating mix that could affect the lives of 50 million people from the East Coast to the Great Lakes, forecasters say.

Al Daisey walks in the floodwaters in front of his home in Fenwick Island, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Al Daisey walks in the floodwaters in front of his home in Fenwick Island, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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