Red Cross teams assessing damage from superstorm
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The sun is up on the east coast and various authorities have started assessing the damage from Hurricane Sandy.
President Obama has declared a major disaster in New York, New Jersey and Long Island.
At least 7.5 million people are without power this morning on the east coast and some of those outages could last up to a week.
In addition, 16 people are dead and a dozen fires are burning currently as a result of the storm.
The American Red Cross has sent hundreds of people to help those affected by the storm. Four local members left on Sunday.
The Red Cross is in the process of opening shelter locations and moving relief supplies into where they are needed.
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Also, if you think a friend or loved one might be in one of the Red Cross shelters, call 1-800-733-2767 for more information.