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Fox Business is Robert -- live in downtown Manhattan where residents have been evacuated since yesterday.
Although some are choosing to jet ski.
-- and that's right -- they are dated back we -- so I I fire department of New York vote.
Going to Yahoo! way following the jets here so we're looking to see -- going to be a compensation are possible arrest but.
They've gone out of -- around events are watching the -- comes roaring back we'll keep you posted on that.
But when he came to us at the top of the hour we're now standing right here on the sidewalk here at -- southern tip of Manhattan in Battery Park.
Just a little triple -- water would now take a look at my feet.
Totally underwater Sybase good plane in the -- here so you could see the rapidity with which the storm is starting to -- in the rain is picking up a little bit.
It's -- find you can't see it but it is pelting down its right now.
We're seeing that it's well starting to come -- a little bit of -- -- -- basically at the high watermark of the day we were fairly close in this same level earlier this morning at high time.
Are between 8:39 AM they didn't receded back below the seawall but obviously as the tides coming back -- and as the storm is moving closer you can see at the water is starting to move in.
Here and we're seeing you know.
About three and a half to five feet was the water level up to the top of the -- -- for -- we came -- into our post this morning.
And is easily now above that as trying to come and no we talked -- -- the owner and operator.
The rest -- just up here -- And he was telling -- -- gets to the ten or eleven.
Foot mark was they're saying it could which would set records coming and in from New York Harbor of this this search -- that high.
Doubt we'll start to get into his restaurant -- will also start to flood other areas.
In lower Manhattan particularly over on the east side by the South Street Seaport Eric you've been in New York -- you know that location.
It is very much are right there at -- same level pretty much as the East River in some parts of Avian below.
The fire department folks we're here they said that as the area of their most concerned about the elevators are turned off.
Today are saying if folks in area have a heart attack or stroke -- that someone needs some assistance.
There will be a lot more difficult.
To get up there to get them if they didn't evacuate so that's one of the reasons they're concerned about people.
Staying home and not going to shelters or are going elsewhere if they're able to but we didn't run into some intrepid folks out -- not only tourists.
But some locals who were there on the cost by the evacuation -- are may be -- skirting the issue a little bit.
They said they did find provisions they're hunkered down whether vague idea of food snacks.
Some even said they had a little extra -- tide in the ever molest whatever it takes I guess but.
New Yorkers are hunkering down and night getting ready for sandy.
-- looking you sitting there holding that wire.
While standing in water and a little worried about you as well but don't live --
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