Members of a high school mock trial team are on their way back to Georgia after being stranded in New York City during Hurricane Sandy. Members of the Jonesboro High School team were expected to arrive back home sometime Thursday morning.
Members of a high school mock trial team have been trying to get back to Georgia after being stranded in New York City during Hurricane Sandy. The Jonesboro High School team placed fourth in an international competition in New York City this weekend. They were stranded in a Brooklyn hotel on Tuesday.
Forecasters say high winds fueled by Hurricane Sandy are expected to continue in parts of Georgia. A high wind warning issued by the National Weather Service is scheduled to continue until 8 p.m. Tuesday for a half-dozen counties in the northeast Georgia mountains.
The Coast Guard is using a helicopter and an airplane to search for two crew members who are missing from a replica tall ship that has sank in rough seas off the North Carolina coast. The Coast Guard was able to rescue 14 crew members Monday morning after the HMS Bounty began taking on water, but two crew members are adrift in heavy seas.
Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is fueling strong wind gusts in parts of Georgia that knocked out power to thousands of customers in the Atlanta area. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning through Tuesday morning for several counties in the northeast Georgia mountains.