Video: N.J. Gov. Christie news conference on Nor’easter 11/7/12

Earlier today New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held a newsconference in Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island. Chris Christie said this storm is the last thing the state needs right now. He says he’s “waiting for the locusts and pestilence next.”

Christie warned that New Jersey may suffer a setback in its Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts as a result of the new storm.

Storm surges of up to 3 feet and high winds have been predicted.

Christie says he realizes everyone is tried from Superstorm Sandy but that no one should let their guard down.

The number of customers without power in New Jersey has dropped to under 400,000. But Christie says new outages could occur inland because of the heavy wet snow forecast with the nor’easter.

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