Google has some useful maps, this one shows power outages and available shelters. http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy
Power Outages: Click on the lightning bolts for more detailed regional maps.
Shelters: Click the checkbox labeled Emergency Shelters to the right of the map to show pink dots with detailed shelter information.
- Google Adds Power Outage Information To Its Hurricane Sandy Crisis Map (techcrunch.com)
- Google’s essential interactive Hurricane Sandy 2012 crisis map (zdnet.com)
- Hurricane Sandy By The Numbers: Power Outages, Cancellations (boston.cbslocal.com)
- People can use mobile phones to check on power outages during the storm (virginiabusiness.com)