Early morning severe weather has moved east of the Brazos Valley, taking the damaging wind and tornado threat out of the area as well. While the severe weather threat has passed, we'll need to monitor areas of minor flooding and down tree limbs on area roads. A tornado watch remains in place for most of the area -- however, that should be canceled by the National Weather Service shortly.
NEW YORK - - - Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold the election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New Jersey barely a week after Superstorm Sandy.
Organizers expressed guarded confidence Sunday that the presidential vote will proceed with no major disruptions in most areas hit by the storm. But it was unclear whether the preparations would be enough to avoid depressed turnout in communities where people still lack power or have been driven from their damaged homes.
Some voters will be casting ballots in places different from their usual polls. And some polling places will be running on generators and using emergency lights and portable toilets.
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