Stefanie Favicchio
Our intrepid storm reporter
The web is full of faked Hurricane Sandy photos (ahem, that Statue of Liberty storm photo? It's a fake, y'all). Sadly for the East Coast, however, Frankenstorm is very real, and she's here! If you want to see what it's like for the folks living inside what's being called the "largest Atlantic tropical storm ever," we've got the real Sandy photos to prove it.

From Virginia Beach, Virginia, which was hit over the weekend, to Boston, Massachusetts, where Sandy started rearing her ugly head this morning, there are downed trees, cars underwater, and hundreds of thousands of people out of power. And in the middle of all that are the people reporting on it all.

Check out our own Stefanie Favicchio live from Long Island as Frankenstorm sent waves crashing toward her:

That was at 11:30 this morning, before Sandy really got going. About an hour later, this is what it looked like in New York City:

Yikes! Could you hear that wind?

Just wait until you see what it did to other areas of Long Island in the photos. And prepare your tissues to see a member of the Old Guard continue his watch over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Are you in Hurricane Sandy's path? What does it look like by you?

 

Image via Stefanie Fav/YouTube