Mayor says people in Philadelphia heeding warning

The brunt of Sandy is almost here. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gave reporters an update on how things are going in the city.



Mayor Michael Nutter says he’s pleased how evacuations are going in the flood-prone neighborhoods in Philadelphia.

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“The count was at 150 plus across the three shelters that’s adults children as well as pets dogs cats a turtle and a spider.”


Nutter believes more people will come to the shelters as the weather deteriorates.


“The reality is I’ve been out since early this morning it is getting colder, there is more rain and it’s very windy and it’s and it will only pick up.”


City officials are urging people outside flood-prone areas to stay where they are and wait out the storm.

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