By The Associated Press
Hurricane Sandy is kicking up big waves along South Carolina as it heads north, where forecasters say it will likely hit two winter weather systems, creating a hybrid monster storm.
The governor of Delaware has issued a mandatory evacuation for the state's coastal areas, with other states prepared to follow suit.
Residents in the storm's path are boarding up windows and stocking up on supplies before Sandy's predicted landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast.
Here's a look at AP photos of the storm and preparations so far in the U.S.:
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