PHOTOS: Lacey as Hurricane Sandy Approaches

Roads near water are beginning to flood; Home Depot is closed

Lacey roads are packed with leaves and small twigs. Areas near lagoons or the bay are flooding. Streets off of Beach Boulevard are already inundated.

The Barnegat Bay appears to be rough, slapping boats and pouring over lagoons.

As of 11 a.m. cars were still traveling on the main corridors of Lacey Township. Police are seen out on the roads as well.

Residents were still stopping in Walmart and ShopRite for some last minute shopping. ShopRite has run out of ice and bread is low. Neither store were sure when they would cease operation. Home Depot has closed.

"I'm a little worried," said Dana Boos, who was shopping in Walmart. "It's a little rough already."

Boos, with three boys at home since schools closed, was filling her cart with water and non-perishables such as cereal and chips.

"They've been eating everything already," she said.

Boos spent much of Sunday preparing for the storm by putting outside lawn equipment away, filling her bathtub and five gallon sport containers with water and coolers with ice. The family also secured their boat.

Larissa Flurry was doing the same in ShopRite. Although she did some shopping prior to Hurricane Sandy, she's picking up some additional items that will "last."

"Chili goes a long way," she said.

Flurry lives just outside of an evacuation zone in Lacey and chose to stay due to her pets.

"We paid for flood insurance because we had to. We're just shy of what's considered a high risk area," she said. "We're taking our chances. This is a storm unlike anything we've ever seen. We're just riding it out."

ruth uveges October 29, 2012 at 04:34 PM
haha go home Dana!!! you got caught out and about! <3
Sherry October 29, 2012 at 04:40 PM
This photo with tree down is on Bay Way, right in front of my house. This was not Capstan Drive. Thanks.
3y3h34rtCl1ft0n October 29, 2012 at 05:04 PM
Nobody likes cream of celery?
james williams October 29, 2012 at 05:09 PM
can anyone get a shot or rive view and island view
anthony difilippo October 30, 2012 at 03:22 PM
Looking for status of lagoon lots in SunRise beach. Did water come up over bulkheads and to what extent? Were houses flooded?
Theresa October 30, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Any news or pictures of Sarasota Dr Forked River? My husband's boat is docked there. Thanks!
debbie mclaughlin October 30, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Any one have any information on meadowlark drive in lonaka harbor. Thanks debbie
Maggie Alagona October 30, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Can anyone give me information on Oakwood Dr off beachwood dr in lacey! My mom is trying to locate her sister... Please if you know anything please respond.
Ashley caron October 30, 2012 at 08:06 PM
Anyone heard about or have picture of Silver Cloud Harbor Marina?
sfdgdfhdf January 15, 2013 at 01:29 AM
I'm in lanoka harbor, its bad I been stuck in my home for 3 days the water if finally going down all is lost http://www.lifehealthly.com health articles
joko pulpo May 02, 2013 at 10:59 PM
Amazing story, very touching. One haves to be prepared always for whatever happens, you never know. http://www.zlotx.com


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