A super storm that is moving up the east is potentially threatening 50 million residents and according to forecasters the storm is gaining strength.
The National Hurricane Center reported on Monday morning that Hurricane Sandy increased its top sustained winds from 75 mph to 85 mph.
The storm also has high wind gusts and is steadily picking up speed.
Energy crews from Houston made preparations to assist crews in the eastern corridor of the country that will be affected by the super storm.
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