Rachel H. Bailey
The Associated Press | October 28,2012
Jerry Velez, top, Richard Caguilat, left, William Disburger, right, and Carol Seymour remove a large sign from the Sea Shell Ice Cream shop in Wildwood, N.J., on Saturday in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy is kicking up big waves along South Carolina as it heads north, where forecasters say it will likely hit two winter weather systems, creating a hybrid monster storm.
Residents in the stormís path are boarding up windows and stocking up on supplies before Sandyís predicted landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast.
Hereís a look at AP photos of the storm and preparations so far in the U.S.: