Emergency and rescue crews from Illinois are on their way east to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. FEMA has put together a team of about 80 doctors, nurses and structural engineers from Illinois and Missouri. They were deployed from Columbia, Missouri yesterday for their caravan out east.
Chicago officials are warning residents to stay away from the lakefront due to waves from Hurricane Sandy. The city's Office of Emergency Management and Communications said high winds are creating waves as high as 25 feet. One official said it could be a "very dangerous situation."