Sandy remains at 940 mb, set to make landfall near Cape May

The 5 pm NHC update keeps Sandy at 940 mb, maximum sustained winds at 80 kts (90 mph).

The storm is just offshore of southern New Jersey and set to make landfall in the next hour or two. Record storm surges are being reported. You can follow the water levels at various points along the Mid-Atlantic/ Northeast coast here:

http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/quicklook/data/SANDY-wl.html