COCOA, Fla. - New York City is expected to be on the worst side of Hurricane Sandy, and WFTV reporter Jorge Estevez was in Times Square to cover what could happen.
is the area most in danger from any storm surge coming in through New York Harbor, and the priceless works inside the Museum of Jewish Heritage located right on the water's edge are the most vulnerable.
WFTV learned that the museum staff was called in to remove artifacts in case the first floor floods during Sandy.
"We are a sanctuary for the objects people had during that time, if they had anything, and they have entrusted them to us," Abby Spilka of the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
There was tape on window, sandbags barriers and plywood held together with zip ties.
Also in preparation, the city shut down mass transit, which includes subways, buses and ferries.
Broadway has canceled all shows.
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