Atlantic City lost power late this afternoon after making it through much of the day with electricity still powering city streets, houses and casinos.

Latest Video

The city's first responders were meanwhile pulled in for now as sustained wind surpassed 40 miles per hour and gusted to more than 70 miles per hour ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall here.

A curfew is in effect until 6 a.m. to protect those who did not evacuate and also to discourage looting and burglaries, city officials said.

Recommended for you

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.