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Mayor Nutter Says Sandy Sucks, and Here's What's New

What the mayor had to say at his 2:30 press conference:

City of Philadelphia is CLOSED tomorrow
All city schools are CLOSED tomorrow
SEPTA will NOT run tomorrow morning
Airport will be OPEN tomorrow but airlines may not be flying

Call 311 for everything unless it's life-threatening.
Check Channel 64, gov't access channel
Storm will hit A.C. between 10 and 11 p.,m. tonight
We face punishing levels of damage
230 residents are without power
We're expecting 5-8 inches more of rain
300 philadelphians in shelters
Stay off the streets

"Any public official must err on the side of caution. The best call is always going to be the call to be overly cautious rather than irresponsibly taking risks."