Residents still waiting in shelters after storm

By Mellany Armstrong 2:14pm, October 30, 2012 - Updated 2:42pm, October 30, 2012
Gov. Markell talks with residents at William Penn High shelter (courtesy Gov. Jack Markell)
Some people are waiting to hear what Superstorm Sandy may have done to their homes -- they spent the night in a shelter. WDEL's Mellany Armstrong reports.

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"Rain coming in all directions, it was madness."

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Dave Blunt of Prices Corner says high winds rocked his shed on its foundation, and he scrambled to get to William Penn High School, one of seven shelters in the state.

"Everybody got cots, women, children, or elderly first. I didn't sleep too well, I don't think a lot of people really did. There was just a lot of anxiety going on from the storm outside, and people not knowing what's going on. A lot of the people were glued to the TVs," he said.

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He plans to stay another night, before he has to go find out what happened to his home.

"It keeps you out of the weather. I don't want to go running around through a house if it's got a bunch of sticks in it, you know. I don't want any of that. I'm just going to wait it out, and try not to think about it too much," he said.

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